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Effects of abdominal electroacupuncture on parameters related to obesity in obese women: a pilot study

Myeong Soo Lee et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2006

Country : Korea

Journal : Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice

The aim of this study was to elucidate the effects of electroacupuncture at abdominal meridian points on various obesity-related parameters: body weight (BW), body fat (BF) percentage, body mass index (BMI), percent ideal body weight (PIBW), and waist (WC) and hip (HC) circumferences. All of these parameters changed significantly compared to pretreatment in this pilot uncontrolled study involving 31 women with obesity. The percent reductions were 5.3% in BW, 1.3% in BF, 4.7% in BMI, 6.0% in PIBW, 4.6% in WC, 6.2% in …
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