In group A, catgut embedding will be applied to six acupuncture points on the abdomen including Qihai (Ren-6), Shuifen (REN-9), bilateral. Embedding is a method of acupuncture in which catgut is embedded in acupuncture points instead of needles. The current case report. 1School of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina and Rehabilitation, Acupoint catgut embedding (ACE) was applied widely to antiweight in.

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Effects on biochemical parameters Mean baseline biochemical data are described in Table 2. Mean baseline biochemical data are described in Table 2. So far, American FDA approved only 4 short-time use drugs as phentermine, diethylpropion, phendimetrazine, and benzphetamine and 3 medium- and long-time use ones as orlistat, lorcaserin, and phentermine plus topiramate-ER. The efficacy of electroacupuncture therapy for weight loss changes plasma lipoprotein A, apolipoprotein A and apolipoprotein B levels in obese women.

A total of women that complied with all the eligibility criteria described above were enrolled into the study, but 62 were excluded. Obesity, a common kind of metabolic disease, is characterized by redundant accumulation and abnormal distribution of fat. However, Cochrane system review [ 17 ] indicated that, due to insufficient longer-term evidences, the short-term adjustment of food consumption and movement was difficult to achieve sustained weight reduction.

Actually, the natural of skin provides therapeutic response and that is because of the low toxicity and side effects of face Embedding method. This limited the universality of the findings and acceptability.

A randomised, sham-controlled preliminary trial. Acupoint catgut embedding ACE was applied widely to antiweight in China. View at Google Scholar. The current study was designed as a randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical study. According to WHO report in [ emgedding ], obesity was deemed one of the top aacupuncture risk factors for many catgjt like hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and many cancers, and nearly 2.


A review [ 31 ] of RCTs indicated acupuncture seemed more effective comparing to western antiobesity drugs; the mean of weight reduction was 0. Clinical and biochemical evaluation A standard health questionnaire with a complete medical history was administered by a physician at the beginning of the protocol; age and anthropometric values were also assessed.

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The planting absorbable suture instead of repeated sessions of acupuncture is a new technique of acupuncture that today, in many countries such as Korea, France, America and so has found many fans among acupunctire and clients. We did a little shower for Monique while in Thailand. WC reduction was generally supposed to be meaningfulness in prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases [ 76 ].

Treatment embedcing obesity requires a balanced diet and physical exercise.

It included the participants with no limitation of age, gender, and type of overweight or obesity, including children obesity and abdominal obesity. Traveling shoes 5 weeks ago. Although acupoint catgut embedding therapy can be used alone to control obesity, it seems that its combination with another TCM method enhances the effects.

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However, in the identified 4 trials [ 62 — 65 ] of comparison between ACE and drug, only 2 trials [ 6264 ] applied sibutramine as control which has been withdrawn from market by the American Food and Drug Administration FDA in for its potential cardiovascular risk [ 78 ], and the other mebedding studies [ 6365 ] used metformin and Chinese patent medicine ZhiBiTuo for controls which did not belong to antiobesity drugs and had benefits of weight loss.

Furthermore, another 2 systematic reviews [ 3175 ] have reported results that acupuncture including the types of MA, EA, catgut embedding, and cotreatment was superior or similar to pharmacotherapy and diet control based on the pooled data, and the different effects among the different types of acupuncture are not included.

Obesity is a major health problem worldwide for which conventional therapy efficacy is embeeding. Ren J, Kelley RO.

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Body weight and BMI were significantly reduced in response to all treatments. Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded.


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Most importantly, our results highlighted that acupoint catgut embedding therapy with moxibustion was also able to reverse insulin resistance, which indicates that acupoint catgut embedding therapy may represent an interesting health strategy to control obesity and its associated comorbidities. Subscribe ctagut Table of Contents Alerts.

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Clinical embeding on electroacupuncture combined with catgut implantation at acupoints for treatment of simple obesity of heart and spleen deficiency type. Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins. A study showed there were articles of weight loss using TCM in CNKI database byand most of the methods were herbs and acupuncture [ embeddint ]. FLR provided assistance in the design of the study, analyzed data, and participated in manuscript preparation.

Particularly in the last decade, the growth rate of obesity has ascended exponentially.

The fact that body weight and BMI were slightly reduced in sham group suggests a placebo effect, since patients claimed they did not modify their diet and physical activity. Studies to compare the effect of difference of catgut length, operation, or acupoint embedding were excluded. There were a total of 43 trials with patients included in this review, all of them from China. Moreover, our data validate that CV6, CV12, ST25, ST36, and SP6, as well as BL20 and BL23 acupuncture points, are relevant for regulating anthropometric parameters, whatever the method used for stimulation, probably because these acupoints cover most syndromes that are related to obesity according to TCM.

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