Ever heard of magnet therapy? How about considering it for weight loss?
Excess weight is a worldwide problem that has been major concern of the World Health Organization (WHO). According to the WHO, about 1 billion adults worldwide are overweight, and about 300 million of them are suffering from obesity. Being overweight and obese could cause serious health problems like diabetes, hypertension and cancer.
People are starting to become more aware of this. In fact, America has spent $46.3 billion in 2004 for weight loss products. Diet books, exercise videos, weight loss camps for children, adult facilities, weight loss surgeries, nutritionist diet plans, hospital-clinic diet plants, diet pills, health clubs are low-calorie dinners are among weight-reduction products and items that American spend their money on.
However, people are also becoming more conscious with their health that more people are trying to look for drug-free or alternative methods to address health issues. one of the alternative programs for losing pounds is the magnetic therapy for weight loss or sometimes called magnetic weight loss.
Magnets have been used, every since the civilization of China, India, Egypt and Greece, to heal different kinds of diseases. In the 1800s, magnetic treatment made a comeback. Currently, there are different magnetic products intended to heal headaches, arthritis, joint and muscles pains and even lessen stress and depression. So, it is no surprise that magnets could also be used as an aid for losing weight.
Magnets are used to restore the body?s balance. They could increase the blood circulation and therefore the flow of oxygen throughout the body. More oxygen can result into burning more calories. The use of magnets is said can help in managing the body?s metabolism. Magnetic therapy for weight loss proponents state that the north pole of a magnet stimulates metabolism. While the south pole, slows down the metabolism process. Therefore, to increase your body?s metabolism you would have to place the north pole of the magnet on the base of your throat, the thyroid.
Aside from that, one common reason for weight gain is stress. Magnetic therapy could help in reducing stress and reducing its effects on our hormones. Not only using magnets on reducing stress can help shed pounds, it could also help you get clearer skin, more focus and mental activities and better sleep.
Magnetic therapy is not only used to manage weight. It could also be adapted to help treat bowel disorders. However, when using magnetic healing for treating disorders like bowel problems, it is still best to consult your doctor. Magnetic healing is not intended to replace recommended and doctor approved treatment. But it could be used to enhance positive results.
Among other magnetic products marketed is the magnetised water. Drinking magnetised water could help in reducing inflammation in the bowel. When absorbed the gut and bowel lining, the magnetised water can helping in balancing the magnetic field of the digestive system.
One thing to keep in mind though, is that although magnet therapy can help in weight reduction, keeping the pounds away is not only about using magnets. At the end, exercise, proper diet and an overall healthy lifestyle would keep the pounds away and the beautiful and healthy you, stay.