Relieve Psychological Symptoms, Drop 5-10 lbs a Month is Possible. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2007 May;117 (5):579-90
- 4.8% reduction in weight - In Electroacupuncture (EA) Group
- 2.5% and 2.7% reduction in weight - In diet restriction and placebo EA Group
- Weight related phobia, anger, anxiety, obsession, paranoid and depression - Significant decreases in EA groups compared to those of the placebo EA and diet groups.
Mood and Glucose Metabolism
50 cases with acupuncture, and 50 with Diaformin. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2007 Jul;27(7):482-4:
- After treatment, depression scale (HAMD, SDS) and anxiety scale (HAMA, SAS) scores, fasting blood glucose (FPG), blood glucose 2 h after meal (PG 2 h), and glycosylated hemoglobin (GHb) levels all decreased in the two groups, with the acupuncture group showing greater reduction than the control group (P < 0.05).
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 2010 Mar;30(1):13-4.
|RESULTS||| Markedly improved |||Improved |||Failed |||Total Effective Rate|
|Acupuncture Group||| 16||12||4||87.5%|
|Control Group (inositol)||| 7||14||21||63.6%|