Alternative weight loss therapies worth trying

Weight loss isn’t easy but for some it is way harder than others. Even after following diet and exercise weight loss programsreligiously, they fail to achieve desired results and their weight loss goals. Herein, alternative weight loss therapy comes to rescueas it works wonders for boosting weight loss efforts. The therapies work as catalysts and here are some of the best you can try:

Hypnotherapy

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In case behavioral problems are restricting one to achieve weight loss goals, hypnotherapy can be the best alternative weight loss therapy. This therapy is all about planting encouraging suggestions discreetly in one’s subconscious mind during hypnosis. Through techniques like relaxation and autosuggestion, the therapy enables dieters to control their compulsive impulses and food related behavior.

Human brain is extremely powerful and through hypnotherapy, after deprogramming one’s brain, certain impulses and temptations are brought under control. Overall, hypnosis helps one to visualizing a new and a better self-image, to relax and remove stress and depression that trigger weight gain, enables one to think positively and to feel better about oneself.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing method based on ‘qi’ or energy. According to it, a human body experiences a number of health problems and imbalances as and when the flow or circulation of this energy to the body organs gets blocked. Acupuncture practitioners by inserting metal needles into the skin restore balance by unblocking the energy flow.

When used as an alternative weight loss therapy, acupuncture targets the digestion related organs (intestines, liver and kidneys). Inserting needles on these specific points curb feelings of hunger and sugar cravings in those desiring to lose weight.

Acupressure

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Acupressure is a similar therapy like acupuncture but it involves stimulating strategic points with finger pressure. The therapy involves pressing the areas and the points that are related to body’s digestion and metabolism. It boosts weight loss efforts of an individual, enabling him/her to achieve the weight loss goals one desires and deserves.

Ayurveda

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One of the world’s oldest medical systems is Ayurveda that originated in India. Almost everyone is acquainted with its benefits, as it combines and balances body, mind and spirit. Ayurvedic medicine or Ayurveda is not a single product or a sole procedure, rather Ayurveda is a holistic approach. Including a wide assortment of diets, massages, herbs and more, Ayurveda practice can be tailored to individual requirements.

Undergoing Ayurveda wellness treatments and trainings, one does lose weight. The practice addresses the entire nervous system by following a particular diet pattern and lifestyle. Various methods one is supposed to follow while following Ayurveda include practicing few gentle yoga poses, breathing exercises, meditation, intake of water and lemon and a few herbs that together stimulate digestion.

Meditation

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Meditation brings relaxation, and relaxation plays a pivotal role in boosting weight loss efforts. Regular meditation reduces the risk of obesity, as it manages high blood pressure and also manages stress.Often when depressed, many people try to comfort themselves by eating food, which triggers obesity. Meditation heals depression, enables one to feel good and happy, thus, eating less.

Cryolipolysis

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This is yet another in vogue and very effective alternative weight loss therapies. Based on a fat freezing technique, Cryolipolysis is a non-invasive alternative to liposuction. The treatment is popular for enabling one to get rid of flab with minimal efforts.

Be it love handles, wobbly thighs, pot bellies or more one desire to get rid of, Cryolipolysis is an ideal treatment to rely on. Using extremely low temperatures, the therapy kills the fat cells inside without damaging the skin above in any way.

If you are sick and tired of exercising, dieting and still not seeing any desired results, probably it is high time you try out one of the effective alternative weight loss therapies.

Dr Prem Jagyasi (c)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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