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={Yi Sui and H. Zhao and Vivian C. W. Wong and Nashira I Brown and Xiao lin Li and Andrew Ka Lun Kwan and Henny Hui and Eric Ziea and Juliana Cn 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… 
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