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Electroacupuncture reduces itching

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Chronic itch severely reduces the quality of life of patients. Electroacupuncture is widely used to treat chronic itch. However, the underlying mechanism of this therapeutic action of electroacupuncture is largely unknown. Cannabinoid CB1 receptors in the ventrolateral periaqueductal gray (vlPAG) mediate the analgesic effect of EA. Using a dry skin-induced …

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Electroacupuncture combined with the Chinese herbal formula Qian Zheng San improves facial paralysis

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This study retrospectively explored the effectiveness of electroacupuncture combined with Qian Zheng San for the treatment of peripheral facial paralysis. This retrospective study included patients with peripheral facial paralysis admitted to a single hospital between July 2018 and June 2020. Ninety patients were included and divided into treatment (n = …

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MRI proves the effectiveness of moxibustion for dysmenorrhoea

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Introduction: Primary dysmenorrohoea is a common gynecological disease and chronic pain disorder. Moxibustion, a form of traditional Chinese medicine therapy, has proven to be effective for primary dysmenorrohoea. However, the central mechanisms of primary dysmenorrohoea and moxibustion for primary dysmenorrohoea are still unclear. This study aims to explore the potential central …

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The Chinese herbal formula Yang Xin Tang reduces chest pain in coronary heart disease sufferers

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Background: This study assessed the effectiveness of Yang Xin Tang in the treatment of coronary heart disease patients with angina pectoris. Methods: In this study, we systematically and comprehensively searched the PUBMED, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, CNKI, WANGFANG, and VIP databases from their establishment to June 1, 2022. Clinical randomized controlled trials of …

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