What can be done to influence leptin and ghrelin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Ghrelin is a hormone that controls meal initiation, and leptin is a hormone that regulates fat storage and metabolism. Acupuncture has the ability to influence these obesity hormones. Research measuring the effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss found treatments increased ghrelin and decreased leptin.

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