Health Issues/Symptoms Connections
Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for obesity (weight loss). It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "obesity (weight loss)" is rarely designed with the resulting "obesity (weight loss)" exclusively in mind.
For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.
Within TCM, "obesity (weight loss)", is potentially related to the following diagnostic patterns - blood stagnation, heart yang deficiency, spleen and stomach damp heat, spleen qi deficiency, spleen yang deficiency, stomach dampness, stomach fire among many other possibilities and/or layered combinations.
The Tom Tam/Tong Ren Therapy system can be applied via energy healing/medical qi gong methods as well as an acupuncture component. The acupuncture aspect is generally utilized in combination with more standard TCM diagnostic approaches. For the specific points/areas that would generally be utilized in someone experiencing "obesity (weight loss)", please read "Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Obesity ".