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"Due to my busy schedule, I can't take up acupuncture programme for my weight loss. I seek Chinese herbs which Physician Gow has prescribed specially for weight loss. It has controlled my big appetite for food, I took the herbs faithfully and I have lost 5kg so far."

Mui Ling, Architectural Assistant
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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a healing system that was developed by the Chinese over 5000 years ago. It is a treatment that is performed by a licensed acupuncturist , he or she will lightly insert an extremely thin stainless steel needles into various acupuncture points. The needles are generally presterilized and are also disposable.

Prior to treatment, a licensed acupuncturist will take a thorough medical history. This isn't a typical checkup, instead he or she will take your pulse on the wrist, examine your tongue for aliments. Most treatments require more than 1 visit to complete. Some times you may need to return 1 or 2 times a week for several months to complete your treatment.

Acupuncture for Weight Loss
There are over 1,000 acupuncture points on the human body. Each "point" has different healing attributes. When treating for different ailments, different points are tapped into. Acupuncture points within the ear are used for general detoxification and weight loss. All but one have specific organs within the body that they correspond with. The organs include the lung, kidneys, liver and nervous system, the other point is for relaxation. After these are placed you will be asked to relax. The treatment will stimulate the production of endorphins which are the "feel good" chemicals. This helps to fight cravings for carbohydrates, decrease appetite, and in instance of substance abuse, help with withdrawal symptoms. Acupuncture for weight loss is getting popular as there are successful weight loss cases. The duration to see the results varies, some may only require less than 15 treatments to see results.

Acupuncture has turned into an accepted form of alternative medicines. If you are considering acupuncture as treatment, be sure to make sure you are using a licensed practitioner.

Chinese medicine for Weight Loss is prescribed upon Physician's consultation. The chinese medicine is for general weight loss, reduces fats and cholesterol, reduces food stagnation and curb appetite. Though weight loss through chinese medicine is generally slow acting they do not results those side effects of western medication. If you are keen to know more about Weight loss acupuncture and chinese medicine, please contact us by sending an enquiry.

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Can Acupuncture Helps Weight Loss?

Acupuncture for Facelift / Cosmetic Acupuncture
Acupuncture for Facelift or we can call it Cosmetic Acupuncture is a non-surgical procedure that will helps to rejuvenate and revitalize your face. It is a much cheaper solution compared to surgical facelift and it has no side-effects and downtime at all.

Our face has meridian points that can be stimulated by using short acupuncture needles (Mei Rong Zhen) that will improve the facial blood circulation. Good blood circulation will generate energy flow which will helps to tone up the facial muscles and at the same time helps to slow down aging process. Cosmetic acupuncture thus is a very effective way to diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, sagging and dull skin.

cosmetic_acupunctureCosmetic Acupuncture is popular even over at Western countries. You can see results after 6 treatments and patients are encourage to come twice a week and to take up a minimum package of 10 and complete it within 5 - 6 weeks.

Cosmetic Acupuncture will helps:

  • minimize or eliminate wrinkles / crow's feet / frown lines / laugh lines
  • lift up sagging skin, puffy or droopy eyelids
  • reduce a double chin
  • reduce acne
  • improve blood circulation and increase collagen production
  • reduce age spots
  • toning and shaping facial muscles

Watch videos on Cosmetic Acupuncture
New York Dermatologist David Colbert, M.D. explains how the soothing and stress-reducing Acupuncture 'Facelift' reduces wrinkles, firms skin, lifts eyelids and corrects sagging.

Cosmetic Acupuncturist Siamak F. Shirazi is being interviewed about his "facial rejuvenation" technique by local TV station in Portland Oregon.

We use ONLY disposable sterile acupuncture needles.

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