11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

11-year-old Li hang suffering from Prader — Willi syndrome: this rare genetic disorder causes a tendency to overeat, learning difficulties and impaired growth. When Lee Hangu was four years old, he already weighed 42 pounds — about 2.5 times more than his peers.

The boy was diagnosed with more than ten diseases caused by obesity: high blood pressure, fatty liver and gout. Relatives forced him to do a variety of exercises to lose weight to no avail. Then the boy was sent to the hospital of traditional Chinese medicine in Heilongjiang, so he did the gastric bypass.

11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

Weight Whether Hangu after surgery dropped to 142 pounds, but then rose again to 149 pounds.

11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

Therapy fire is used in order to help the patient to lose weight or to avoid bloating. The doctor covers the boy's skin with a wet towel, and then lights him on another towel, soaked with alcohol.

11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

Medical banks are commonly used to alleviate muscle pain and improve blood circulation, and acupuncture — to relieve pain.

11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

At the hospital, 53 patients with overweight, seven of them children.

11-year-old Chinese man weighing 150 pounds trying to lose weight with the help of fire

According to China Daily, two months since the beginning of traditional Chinese medicine hung, Lee dropped 15 pounds.

Keywords: Disease | China

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