Acupuncture For Eating Disorders

Acupuncture For Eating Disorders

The National Eating Disorders Association of United Sates of America has reported that there are approximately 10 million women and 1 million men are there in the US who are suffering from eating disorders. It has been found that the majority of population that suffers from eating disorders is either adolescent or young women. These disorders could also be seen in elder men and women.

Different kinds of eating disorders have been named as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorders and few others eating disorders which have not been specified. The most commonly found eating disorder is the bulimia nervosa.

The treatment of any kind of eating disorder includes both psychological as well as physical problems. There has been no constant beneficial treatment preparation for eating disorder. The treatment actually takes into consideration different measures and methods for an effective cure. At the first instance, psychological treatment needs to be planned. For this, acupuncture could come as very handy since it involves relieving stress and anxiety. Various emotional distress associated with the eating disorder can be well treated through acupuncture.

In acupuncture for treating the eating disorders, the auricular point needle insertion is quite effective in bringing harmony related to the energy flow for eating, digestion, absorption and other associated metabolic functions. Acupuncture has the capability to minimize the unmanageable yearning for food and eating. The therapy can boost up the endocrine and the digestive system as a whole, and brings out a balance in the flow of energy qi.

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