Helping Weight Loss with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Nov 13, 2016

Here is a detailed case record related to our weight loss treatment with a V.N. Female 46. In this case, we also used herbal medicine because the client was also suffering from sinus and digestive disorders.

The First Consultation:

28/02/2012 Weight: 61kg

Symptoms and Signs:

  • Have put on weight – 6 KGs since 4 years ago
  • Sleep is not good enough
  • Tired
  • Moods can be mixed
  • Stomach is sensitive
  • Sometimes diarrhoea
  • Always feel bloated of the lower abdomen
  • Sinus all year
  • Doing treadmill exercise 2 times a week
  • Not watching the diet strictly
  • Tongue: red and tender with light white coat
  • Pulse: a little bit wiry and thin pulse

TCM diagnosis: Deficiency of spleen Qi, stagnation of Liver Qi, Disharmony between Liver and Stomach

Treatment: Tonify the spleen energy, Harmonize the Liver and Stomach, also ask him to do the treadmill 5 times a week(30min each time) to improve the metabolism

Acupuncture: Zhong Wan, Tian Shu, Yin Tan, Yin Xiang, Zu San Li, San Yin Jiao, Guang Yuan, Tai Chong

Herbal Medicine: Dang Shen 18g, Shan Zha18g, Cang Zhu12g, Hou Pu9g, Fu Lin15g, Mei Ya30g, Ban Xia9g, Lai Fu Zi12g, Huang Qin12g, Chen Pi9g, Sha Ren6g, Huang Lan3g, Chai Hu6g. Granules form: take 8grams each time, twice per day

 

The Second Consultation:

06/03/2012 Weight 61kg(No change yet)

Symptoms and Signs:

  • Sleep is better
  • Tiredness is better
  • Stomach is not as sensitive
  • No diarrhea happened in the last week
  • Bloated feeling of the lower abdomen disappeared
  • Treadmill 3 times a week
  • Not watching the diet strictly
  • Tongue: red and tender with light white coat
  • Pulse: a little bit wiry and thin pulse

TCM diagnosis: Deficiency of spleen Qi, stagnation of Liver Qi, Disharmony between Liver and Stomach

Treatment: Tonify the spleen energy, Harmonize the Liver and Stomach, also ask him to do the treadmill 5 times a week to improve the metabolism

Acupuncture: Zhong Wan, Tian Shu, Yin Tan, Yin Xiang, Zu San Li, San Yin Jiao, Guang Yuan, Tai Chong

Herbal Medicine: Sun Herbal Gut- Detox formula 3 capsules, twice per day. Plus Qiang Bai Bi Yan Pian patent herbs for sinus, 4 tablets, 3 times per day

 

The Third Consultation:

04/04/2012  Weight: 58.5kg

Symptoms and Signs:

  • Sleep is better
  • Tiredness is much better
  • Moods are better
  • Stomach is not as sensitive
  • Bloated feeling of the lower abdomen disappeared
  • Sinus is better
  • Treadmill 5 times a week
  • Not watching the diet strictly
  • Tongue: red and tender with light white coat
  • Pulse: a little bit wiry and thin pulse

TCM diagnosis: Deficiency of spleen Qi, stagnation of Liver Qi, Disharmony between Liver and Stomach

Treatment: Tonify the spleen energy, Harmonize the Liver and Stomach, also ask him to do the treadmill 5 times a week to improve the metabolism

Acupuncture: Zhong Wan, Tian Shu, Yin Tan, Yin Xiang, Zu San Li, San Yin Jiao, Guang Yuan, Tai Chong

Herbal Medicine: Sun Herbal Gut- Detox formula 3 capsules, twice per day. Plus Qiang Bai Bi Yan Pian patent herbs for sinus, 4 tablets, twice per day

 

The Fourth Consultation:

20/04/2012  Weight: 57kg

Symptoms and Signs:

  • Wants to lose more weight
  • Sleep is better
  • Tiredness is better
  • Moods can be mixed
  • Stomach is not as sensitive
  • Bloated feeling of the lower abdomen disappeared
  • Sinus is much better
  • Treadmill 3 times a week
  • Not watching the diet strictly
  • Tongue: red and tender with light white coat
  • Pulse: a little bit wiry pulse

TCM diagnosis: still a little bit weak of digestion

Treatment: Tonify the spleen energy, also ask him to do the treadmill 5 times a week to improve the metabolism

Acupuncture: Zhong Wan, Tian Shu, Yin Tan, Yin Xiang, Zu San Li, San Yin Jiao, Guang Yuan

Herbal Medicine: Sun Herbal Gut- Detox formula 3 capsules, twice per day

Plus Qiang Bai Bi Yan Pian patent herbs for sinus, 3 tablets, twice per day

She said she will keep doing more exercise and call me when she needs more help in the future. She had lost some more weight and felt good when she came to see me again for other problems after a year.