Since we’re in the middle of “eating season,” it’s a good time to look for ways to balance things out and not get too out of control. One of these ways is ear stapling.
Seriously. Acupuncturists say an unusual ancient practice of stapling the ears curbs your appetite.
For about $60, an acupuncturist places a small stainless steel staple inside the inner cartilage of the ear. It targets certain reflex points designed to affect hunger, sugar cravings and tension.
Of course, medical groups warn piercing anything on your body can lead to an infection – and piercing cartilage can increase the risk.
But if it helps you look at a plate of cookies and not want to devour every one, it might just be worth the risk. (Acustaple.com)
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