Moxibustion Research

Moxibustion can improve vertigo

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Objective: The aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy of moxibustion combined with an ear acupoint pressing bean in the treatment of patients with phlegm stasis syndrome vertigo. Methods: 60 patients with vertigo identified as phlegm stasis syndrome who were hospitalized in our department from May 2020 to May 2021 …

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Warm type acupuncture with tuina is effective for chronic nonspecific lower back pain

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Objective: To compare the clinical efficacy and possible mechanism of warming acupuncture combined with “three steps and seven methods” of tuina and simple “three steps and seven methods” of tuina in treatment of chronic nonspecific low back pain of yang deficiency and cold-dampness blockage. Methods: A total of 138 patients were randomized into an observation group (69 cases, …

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Moxibustion relieves heart disease

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Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine preparation, which has been clinically used to treat cardiac diseases in recent years. The present study aimed to examine the protective effects and possible mechanisms of moxibustion on doxorubicin-induced chronic heart failure in rats. The animals were divided into five groups, including the Control …

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Acupuncture and moxibustion relieves dysmenorrhoea

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Acupuncture and moxibustion have been accepted as add-on options for primary dysmenorrhea; however, the clinical evidence is still inadequate. We searched AMED, CENTRAL, EMBASE, PubMed, Web of Science, CBM, CNKI, VIP, Wangfang database, ANZCTR, ClinicalTrials.gov, and the WHO ICTRP, from their inception to February 2021. The pooled analysis of 13 …

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Acupuncture with moxibustion and ginger improves chronic fatigue syndrome

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Objective: To assess the efficacy and safety of ginger-indirect moxibustion for chronic fatigue syndrome. Methods: In this central randomized, controlled trial, 290 chronic fatigue syndrome participants were recruited and randomly allocated to group A (ginger-indirect moxibustion plus acupuncture) or group B (acupuncture alone). The study consisted of a treatment period of 8 …

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Chinese medicine therapy on Shenque (CV 8) beats western medicine for primary dysmenorrhoea

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Background: Primary dysmenorrhoea is the most common complaint associated with menstruation and affects up to three-quarters of women at some stage of their reproductive life. In Chinese medicine, navel therapy, treatment provided at Shenque (CV 8), is used as a treatment option for primary dysmenorrhoea. Objective: To evaluate the effect of navel …

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Moxibustion improves learning and memory

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Objectives: To study whether moxibustion can improve the learning and memory ability of APP/PS1 mice by reducing the pathological products Aβ and Tau protein via decreasing N6-methyladenosine (m6A). Methods: APP/PS1 mice were randomly divided into model group (APP/PS1) and moxibustion group (APP/PS1+Mox). C57BL/6J mice were used as a control group (Control). Learning and …

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Moxibustion improves cognitive impairment

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Purpose: Mild cognitive impairment is a general neurodegenerative disease. Moxibustion has been shown to have remarkable effect on cognitive improvement, however, less is known about the effect of moxibustion on mild cognitive impairment and its underlying neural mechanism. This study aimed to investigate the ameliorative brain network in mild cognitive impairment …

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Acupuncture and moxibustion on Sanyinjao (SP 6) relieves cold type dysmenorrhoea

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Objective: To observe and compare the effects of different acupuncture and moxibustionmethods at “San-yinjiao” (SP6) on uterine contraction and microcirculation in cold congealing dysmenorrhea rats, so as to explore its mechanism underlying treatment of dysmenorrhea. Methods: A total of 140 female SD rats were randomly divided into normal control, mo-del, perpendicular needling, …

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