Weight

Loss

Obesity and general weight issues are a common problem in today’s modern society. The convenience of fast food, poor diet and busy lifestyles has led many people of all ages to become overweight. There are many other reasosn for being overweight such as medical conditions like hyperthyroidism (this where the thyroid is underactive), Cushing’s syndrome and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and various other hormone related issues. Even Psychological conditions such as depression can cause obesity as the patient will turn to food for comfort (comfort eating).

KNOWN TREATMENT METHODS

  • Maintaining a healthy diet of fresh fruit and vegetables and cutting down processed food and fast food
  • Regular exercise
  • Joining slimming clubs
  • Reducing alcohol intake
  • Medical and clinical trials are underway for medication, but only one has been approved. This medication is called Orlistat, and is only prescribed after significant effort is made to reduce your weight. This medication comes with side effects such as passing of oily stools, flatulence, needing to go to the toilet urgently, stomach pains and headaches
  • Weight loss surgery (in extreme cases) such as gastric bypass and gastric banding. This can cost in the region of £5000-£15000 if you have this done privately

HOW CUPPING CAN HELP WEIGHT LOSS

  • Being stressed can cause us to seek out comfort food which is often junk food. Cupping can help reduce stress levels and promote well-being
  • Cupping draws out toxic stagnated blood and promotes the free flow of fresh and clean blood that re-energises the body
  • Cupping stimulates the digestive system and your body’s metabolism
  • Cupping also helps reduce water retention
  • Cupping stimulates endorphin production which can help reduce the cravings for food
  • We will also support you with a diet plan that has been proven to help with weight loss