Acupuncture for Weight Loss (in Anoka, MN)

Acupuncture for Weight Loss (In Anoka, MN)

Acupuncture is a Medical Treatment that Prompts the Body to Balance Itself in order to Lose Weight


How Does Acupuncture Help Balance the Body?

Acupuncture helps balance hormones and thereby mood and cravings by stimulating neuro-pathways in the brain. Once balanced, the body itself has decreased cravings with increased energy and mood.

  • Specific acupuncture points located on specific meridian pathways are stimulated using acupuncture

  • This stimulates pituitary gland (master gland)

  • Pituitary gland signals brain to balance hormones

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Acupuncture Prompts Body to…

  • Lose Weight
  • Balance Appetite
  • Less Cravings
  • Less Irritability
  • Increased Energy
  • Improved Mood

How Does TCM Food Therapy Help Patients Lose Weight?

Licensed Acupuncturists in Anoka go over diet and lifestyle with patients. Acupuncture patients are coached on how to eat, given their individual pattern according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Patients are given materials to take home, including foods to add and foods to avoid, recipes and ongoing support in order to meet each individual’s weight loss goal.

  • Take-home Recources:
    • Foods to Add & Avoid

    • Recipes

    • Lifestyle Tips

    • Individualized Coaching on Diet & Lifestyle


  • How Many Treatments?The Acupuncture Weight-loss Protocol Treatment includes 10-12 Treatments over a time period of 8-10 Weeks. Most patients find it helpful to return about once per month for a tune-up appointment after this to help keep the body in balance.Visit Ackerman Acupuncture for Pain Relief & Wellness.

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  • Lifestyle Tips
  • Drink plenty of water (half your body weight in ounces/ day)
  • Get extra SLEEP!
  • Relax (stress can increase belly fat)
  • Eat Regularly
  • Get Acupuncture
  • Daily Meditation
  • Daily Qi Gong or Yoga

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Mike Ackerman, LAc. treats many pain issues, including Sports Injuries, Neck pain, Back pain, Sciatica and Plantar Fasciitis near Andover, MN.

Aleesha Ackerman, LAc. treats patients with headaches, migraines,  Women’s issuesBack Pain, hormonal imbalances and Hot flashes near Andover, MN.


Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc

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This article is not intended to replace any health care.

No information on this site should be relied on to determine medical diagnosis or treatment for a medical condition. As with any health concerns, always be sure to consult your health care provider with any health concerns.

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