So what are the consequences?  Within the tradition, and depending on the factors just mentioned, the consequences range from lessening a connection to the plant spirit all the way to becoming seriously ill or dying.  The most common consequence would likely be blocking the dieter from having visions during ceremonies, although nearly every curandero has stories about incredibly severe consequences like losing the ability to walk or talk, or having bad things happen continuously until the breach is rectified.  Consequences tend to be permanent unless the situation is resolved.  Traditionally, this is done by redoing the diet, but for twice as long as the original.
El estrés es, créanlo o no, una causa importante para el aumento de peso. Esto es porque en el día, cuando la gente estaba estresada, era a menudo porque la comida era escasa, por lo que nuestros cerebros han evolucionado de tal manera que cada vez que nos sentimos estresados, nuestro cerebro le dice al cuerpo que debe almacenar alimentos, ya que puede ser escasa.
Traditional Uses: With Niwe Rao, the apprentice acquires a basic knowledge of natural medicine, as an initiate. Combined with the power of Piñon Colorado, he can cure simple uncomplicated diseases such as “manchari” or “susto”, “cutipado” (in children), depression, or stress. In Shipibo culture, Niwe Rao teaches one their first healing icaros, which are fundamental for opening the spiritual world in ceremony, performing simple cures, and for closing a ceremony.
Cuando se está durante un proceso de pérdida de peso es posible que el médico o el nutricionista indique, además de la alimentación saludable y de la practica de actividad física, la ingesta de algún medicamento o remedio natural que ayude a acelerar el metabolismo, quemar la grasa acumulada, inhibir la absorción de grasa en el intestino, disminuir el apetito, controlar la ansiedad o para combatir la retención de líquidos en el organismo. 
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