In group A, catgut embedding will be applied to six acupuncture points on the abdomen including Qihai (Ren-6), Shuifen (REN-9), bilateral. Embedding is a method of acupuncture in which catgut is embedded in acupuncture points instead of needles. The current case report. 1School of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina and Rehabilitation, Acupoint catgut embedding (ACE) was applied widely to antiweight in.

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Patients in all groups have high triglycerides values, while cholesterol concentrations were in normal range cagut in EA group. Table 2 Initial and final values of biochemical parameters in the different groups of treatment.

Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. View at Google Scholar D. Traditional Chinese medicine, particularly body acupoint stimulation, provides an alternative, acupuncturre, and safe therapy for this medical challenge. Indeed, Tang et al.

Catgut or Embedding Acupuncture — Tebsoozani. Chinese herb was used to strengthen spleen and and have bowel movement, and radix astragali, bighead Atractylodes rhizome, and rhubarb were the most used ones [ 24 ].

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Acupoint catgut embedding therapy with moxibustion reduces the risk of diabetes in obese women

Skin rejuvenation with acupuncture and using catgut Embedding method Which is sometimes also called Embedding done with PolyDiyaksanoon and Kaag thread. Only 18 of 43 reported the random sequence generation with 13 [ 33 — 3541464850536061687072 ] in low risk and 5 [ 4451576374 ] in high risk. Takakura N, Yajima H. Changes in serum leptin and beta endorphin levels with weight loss by electroacupuncture and diet restriction in obesity treatment.


Most patients reported a reduction of appetite and anxiety; some of them also reported an increase in energy. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

catguf The mean reductions of body weight by ACE also might be more effective which were 1. Publication bias was presented optically by the asymmetry of funnel plot Figure 6. Future high quality trials with rigorous design and positive FDA approved drug as control are urgent to assess the effect of ACE for obesity.

Catgut Embedding method in acupuncture

Review Manager version 5. In contrast, cholesterol was not affected [ Table 2 ]. Electroacupuncture acupunctyre for weight loss reduces serum total cholesterol, triglycerides, and LDL cholesterol levels in obese women.

Actually, the natural of skin provides therapeutic response and embedcing is because of the low toxicity and side effects of face Embedding method. The control interventions with other types of acupuncture, drugs, no treatment wait-listed or treatment as usualplacebo no catgut implantedand diet or physical activity therapy were included.

The water and soil type of TCM constitutions are the susceptible population. The results of the present study confirm that 6-week treatments based on the stimulation of the same set of acupoints by AM, LNAM, EA, EAM, and embedded catgut with moxibustion CGM were able to significantly reduce body weight and BMI in obese women, as it has been previously reported by different groups.


Body weight range was RESULTS Tolerance and general effects All treatments were very well-tolerated, and none of the obese women suspended the therapy due to adverse side-effects. Importantly, these slight changes were not associated with changes in biochemical parameters in this control group. These recommendations were reinforced at each session all embedeing the protocol. Finally, 43 studies with participants met the inclusion criteria and were included to this systematic review with 2 acupuncturs and 2 redundant publications eliminated by full text view.

The main advantage of EA is that the insertion of needles does not require extreme precision because the current cathut through the needle stimulates a larger area than the needle itself. The effects of body acupuncture on obesity: Study Selection Inclusive and Exclusive Criteria 2.

Here, we aimed to compare the effects of the stimulation of the same set of acupoints by distinct methods, namely, acupuncture, EA, moxibustion and catgut embedding, in obese women. Please review our privacy policy. Less adverse effects were reported.

Influence of acupuncture on leptin, ghrelin, insulin and cholecystokinin in obese women: For LNAM protocol, 1. Sugar Cravings 09 December