Efficacy of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation compared to electroacupuncture at the main acupoints for weight reduction in obese Thai women

@inproceedings{Rerksuppaphol2011EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation compared to electroacupuncture at the main acupoints for weight reduction in obese Thai women},
  author={Lakkana Rerksuppaphol and Sanguansak Rerksuppaphol},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction: Obesity can result in a reduced quality of life, substantial morbidity and mortality. Acupuncture therapy is an effective treatment for weight reduction but there are associated problems of needle shock and internal injuries. Aim & objectives: This study is aimed at researching the effect of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) as an anti-obesity treatment option for obese patients. Methods: A prospective randomized open-label study was conducted in the… CONTINUE READING

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