| > Can you prove decisively that acupuncture cannot help you lose weight?
|Well, if you take an awful lot of needles...
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(a) acupuncture actually does work for a other purposes,
(b) nobody seems to have made any studies of _why_ it works,
(c) it appears rather obvious a neurological mechanism is involved,
(d) humans can change their metabolism using e.g. hypnosis,
then it would seem possible that acupuncture may also be used to do this.
So I wonder if anybody has done actual studies of whether this is possible,
or if standard Western jingoism is at play.
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