Freezing the ‘hunger nerve’ could help with weight loss, new study finds

Ever wish you could shut off your appetite d3d9.dll? Doctors may have found a way to freeze a nerve in the back that carries hunger signals to the brain and reduces appetite, according to a report from ABC News 워크래프트 m16 다운로드.

Doctors from Emory University School of Medicine studied people who were “moderately” to “severely” obese to see if there is a connection between the “hunger nerve” and one’s ability to lose weight — and keep it off 대장금 ost 다운로드.

The “hunger nerve,” also called the posterior vagal trunk, signals your brain that you’re hungry when your stomach is empty.

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“Ninety-five percent of people who embark on a diet on their own will fail or gain their weight back at the six- or 12-month mark,” said lead researcher Dr Download African tv vod. David Prologo in a news video release.  “The reason for this is the body’s backlash to the calorie restriction,” the interventional radiologist added. 

Doctors were able to shut down the signal of the “hunger nerve” in 10 patients by surgically inserting a needle into the patient’s back, freezing the nerve for two minutes, with the guidance of live images from a CT scan Download aircam.

In seven, 45 and 90-day follow-up visits, patients reported a decreased appetite at each clinic appointment, with an average weight loss of 3.6 percent along with a 13.9 percent decrease in BMI numbers 지니 미디어팩 다운로드.

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Melissa, who was the first patient, said in a news release video, “I had struggled with weight since my 6-year-old was born … and I’m constantly rebounding [with various weight-loss programs].”

She said that after the procedure she is “literally never hungry.”

“I’m not eating because I’m bored,” she said simple wallpaper. “It’s gradually coming off, so now I know it’s not going to come right back on like all the previous diets that I’ve tried.”

The study was presented at the Society for Interventional Radiology Conference this week in Los Angeles telegram themes.

Prologo and his team plan to do a larger trial to better understand if the procedure works in a lasting way.

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