Wednesday, 10 July 2013


ALTERNATE THERAPIES TO CONTROL OVEREATING
Dr. Edward Bach was a British physician practicing medicine in London around the turn of the 19th century. He began practicing homeopathy along with his traditional medical practice. His keen desire to cure disease by healing the root cause of illness rather than just treat the symptoms of disease led him to discover the flower essences in 1930.
Bach believed that the causes of all illness lay in the emotional makeup of the person. Remedies were matched emotional symptoms. Remedies that can control overeating are Chestnutbud, Crab Apple, Cherry Plum, Gentian if the individual is depressed and eats to relieve the depression and Gorse if he feels hopeless. In addition to this,  the base cause has to be addressed.
Gem stone that helps control overeating are: Clear Topaz Improves sluggish metabolism  also helps your body detoxify, Citrine Helps you lose weight by improving digestion and supporting elimination of what you no longer need, both physically and emotionally, Poppy Jasper Supports healthy activity levels ,enlivens and energizes your body and Apatite Helps in resolving emotional issues related to food, so that you can gain control over cravings and emotional eating.
Yoga for weight loss: Yoga is a combination of a set of physical and breathing exercises coupled with meditation. Each set of exercises are meant to address certain problems in the body. The body gains weight when the metabolic rate is unable to use the calorie intake and hence the excess is turned into fat deposits in the body. The excess calories expended by exercises or eliminated altogether through dieting. Yoga can increase the rate of metabolism so the body burns more calories than it normally does. As it works on organs, they work at their optimal level, facilitating weight loss.
Pranayama that can be performed to facilitate weight loss are  Bhastrika Pranayama,  Kapalabhati Pranayama, Agnisar Kriya and Ujjayi Pranayama. Some of  the asanas for weight loss are Chakra padasan , Paschimottanasan , Trikonasan , Dhanurasan , Ardha Halasan , Sarvangasan, Halasan.
Accupressure points to control overeating are 










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