Efficacy of two different materials used in auricular acupressure on weight reduction and abdominal obesity.

@article{Hsieh2012EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of two different materials used in auricular acupressure on weight reduction and abdominal obesity.},
  author={Ching Hsiu Hsieh and T J Su and Yu-Wen Fang and Pei-Hsuan Chou},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={713-20}
}
The current study was designed to test the efficacy of different materials used in an auricular acupressure program on weight reduction, changes to waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio. This study used a randomized design with two groups who were treated with auricular acupressure using Semen Vaccariae or the Japanese Magnetic Pearl. Both groups consisted of Asian young adults with a waist circumference ≥ 80 cm in the females and ≥ 90 cm in the males. At completion of the eight-week… CONTINUE READING
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