Influence of acupuncture on leptin, ghrelin, insulin and cholecystokinin in obese women: a randomised, sham-controlled preliminary trial


Gucel F., Bahar B., Demirtas C., Mit S., Cevik C.

ACUPUNCTURE IN MEDICINE, vol.30, no.3, pp.203-207, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/acupmed-2012-010127
  • Journal Name: ACUPUNCTURE IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-207
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background Obesity is an energy balance problem caused by overeating. Obesity treatment includes diet, exercise, behaviour treatment, pharmacotherapy and surgery; in addition, acupuncture is also an option.