Weight Loss

Acupuncturist located in Upper East Side, New York, NY

Weight Loss

Weight Loss services offered in Upper East Side, New York, NY

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight has an immense impact on your overall well-being. At Alpha Acupuncture on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, in New York City, Qing Yang, L.Ac, offers acupuncture, nutritional support, and other holistic therapies to help you lose weight and keep it off for the long term. Call today or use the online tool to schedule an appointment and find out more about how acupuncture can support your weight-loss journey.

Weight Loss Q&A

Is acupuncture effective for weight loss?

Acupuncture has been found to effectively support weight-loss efforts. It addresses several factors that can contribute to weight gain and prevent you from successfully dropping pounds. 

Acupuncture works best in conjunction with other therapies, like exercise and dietary modifications. Acupuncture helps with the following aspects of your weight-loss plan:

  • Appetite control
  • Stress reduction
  • Improved digestion

Acupuncture has a profound effect on your overall well-being, which also aids your weight-loss efforts.

How does acupuncture contribute to weight loss?

Acupuncture can assist in weight loss in several effective ways. First, it helps regulate hunger and cravings by influencing hormones that control appetite. 

Acupuncture can also reduce stress, which is often linked to overeating or emotional eating. By enhancing digestion and metabolism, acupuncture may also improve your body's ability to process food efficiently.

What is it like to receive acupuncture for weight loss?

You’ll lie on a treatment table as Qing inserts very fine acupuncture into specific points that correlate with appetite control, stress, and metabolism. Acupuncture is generally a painless and relaxing experience. 

How does acupuncture work with other weight-loss therapies?

Acupuncture can be an effective component of a holistic approach to weight loss, but it’s often more successful when combined with other strategies. Your comprehensive plan may include a balanced diet, regular physical activity, stress management, and acupuncture. 

Qing asks you to avoid processed ingredients and pesticides, which can be harmful to your body. He’ll help you replace them with cleaner, organically-grown food. 

Qing also offers guidance on natural plant remedies that aid the body in healing itself and optimizing its metabolism. He works with you to develop a personalized approach that aligns with your goals and lifestyle.

How long does it take to see results from acupuncture for weight loss?

When you see results depends on many factors, including your compliance with other weight-loss strategies and the amount of weight you need to lose. You may notice changes right away, but in some cases, it takes several sessions for acupuncture to have a positive effect. 

Staying consistent with your personalized treatment plan is a critical part of your success. 

Find out how acupuncture can help you achieve a healthy weight. Call Alpha Acupuncture today or use the online tool to book an appointment.