Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 1995 Mar; 15(3): 137-40.
[Good regulation of acupuncture in simple obesity patients with stomach-intestine excessive heat type]
Nanjing College of TCM.
In order to investigate the regulatory effect of acupuncture on obesity patients with the Stomach-Intestine Excessive Heat Type, the pre-acupunctural and post-acupunctural obesity index and biochemical indices of 718 patients with simple obesity was observed. It was showed that the marked weight loss effects was achieved in the cases by acupuncture, while the biochemical indices improved. It suggests that acupuncture had a good regulatory effect on the function of nerve, endocrine, digestion and energy metabolism.