11-Year-Old Obese Boy Set On Fire In Desperate Attempt To Make Him Lose Weight

There is a high rise in obesity all over the world. This is mainly due to high consumption of fast foods, sedentary lifestyle and no exercise or no physical workouts. Due to this more and more people including kids are getting obesity day by day. With such a large population going towards obesity, scientist and medical researchers keep bringing new therapies to fight this condition which itself is a root many diseases.

China is a country which is known for its unusual use of its ancient therapies. Recently an 11 year old boy was given one such therapy to fight obesity. The therapy is what they call it is fire therapy, which involves putting fire on the person, terrifying isn’t it. Scroll over to see what sort of things people resort to in order to fight obesity, is it burning fat or burning yourself :

Obese patients take their lunch at the Aimin Fat Reduction Hospital in Tianjin, China, Thursday, July 24, 2008. The hospital uses a combination of diet, exercise and traditional Chinese acupuncture to treat obesity that is on the rise as living standards improve with a booming economy. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Obese patients take their lunch at the Aimin Fat Reduction Hospital in Tianjin, China, Thursday, July 24, 2008. The hospital uses a combination of diet, exercise and traditional Chinese acupuncture to treat obesity that is on the rise as living standards improve with a booming economy. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

In China Obesity Among Children Is Rising

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With each passing year, there are more and more children who are fighting with obesity.

There Is Need To Control This Situation

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It is estimated that 2025, China will be the country with highest number of people with obesity. This is why China is now trying to make people lose weight.

A Bizarre Attempt To Lose Weight

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In order to lose weight, China is now using some bizarre ancient techniques. One such technique was done on Li as well. Li is an 11 year old boy who weights 320lbs.

Frightening Therapy Is Being Used On Him

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Li Was Diagnosed With A Weight Increasing Condition At An age Of 3

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By the time he was 11, his parents were concerned about his health. Due to his obesity he had several other health issues too.

Cupping Therapy

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Apart from fire therapy Li was also given cupping therapy. Once again the therapy is quiet a painful process as hot cup are being placed on your back. While the therapy is said to help in relieve muscle pains, this therapy leaves red patches on skin and can even burn skin if not performed properly.

Hopefully Li Loses Weight In A Healthy Way

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