A systematic review on use of Chinese medicine and acupuncture for treatment of obesity

@article{Sui2012ASR,
  title={A systematic review on use of Chinese medicine and acupuncture for treatment of obesity},
  author={Y. Sui and H. Zhao and V. Wong and N. Brown and X. Li and A. K. L. Kwan and H. Hui and E. Ziea and J. Chan},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={13}
}
Obesity is a major health hazard and despite lifestyle modification, many patients frequently regain any lost body weight. The use of western anti‐obesity drugs has been limited by side effects including mood changes, suicidal thoughts, and gastrointestinal or cardiovascular complications. The effectiveness and safety of traditional Chinese medicine including Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) and acupuncture provide an alternative established therapy for this medical challenge. In this systematic… Expand
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