Tag Archives: Electroacupuncture

Electroacupuncture improves cerebral ischemia-reperfusion

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Cell pyroptosis is one of the main forms of neuronal injury after cerebral ischemia-reperfusion. It is accompanied by an inflammatory reaction and regulated by the caspase gene family. Electroacupuncture can reduce neuronal injury caused by cerebral ischemia-reperfusion, and we speculated that electroacupuncture can prevent neuronal pyroptosis after cerebral ischemia-reperfusion by …

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Electroacupuncture at the four gates acupoints beats western medicine for migraines

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Objective: To compare the clinical effect of electroacupuncture at four gates points and flunarizine hydrochloride capsule on migraine of liver yang hyperactivity. Methods: A total of 110 patients with migraine of liver yang hyperactivity were randomly divided into an electroacupuncture group (55 cases, 2 cases dropped off) and a western medication group (55 cases, 2 cases …

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Electroacupuncture on Zusanli (ST 36) benefits sepsis

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Purpose: Sepsis is the main cause of death in intensive care unit. Maladaptive cytokine storm and T-cell lymphopenia are critical prognosis predictors of sepsis. Electroacupuncture is expected to be an effective intervention to prevent sepsis. This study aims to determine the potential of electroacupuncture at ST36 (Zusanli) to prevent experimental septic …

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Electroacupuncture improves gastrointestinal function in those with severe traumatic brain injury

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Objective: To evaluate whether electroacupuncture would improve gastrointestinal function and clinical prognosis in patients with severe traumatic brain injury complicated by acute gastrointestinal injury. Methods: This multicenter, single-blind trial included patients with traumatic brain injury and acute gastrointestinal injury admitted to 5 Chinese hospitals from September 2018 to December 2019. A total …

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Electroacupuncture for a short duration is more effective at reducing weight

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Objective: To compare the efficacy of short duration electroacupuncture with conventional electroacupuncture to reduce weight and other parameters in obese Thai women. Methods: A randomized crossover study was conducted in 76 simple obese women. Participants were randomized to undergo either eight weeks of 30-minute electroacupuncture (EA30) followed by an eight-week washout period, …

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Electroacupuncture reduces post-operative pain

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Objective: This meta-analysis aims to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation in treating post-operative pain. Methods: This meta-analysis was registered in PROSPERO (CRD42021286753). We searched PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library for relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs) about transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation in treating postoperative pain that were …

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Electroacupuncture is beneficial for various nervous system disorders

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Chinese acupuncture therapy has demonstrated good clinical effects on neurological diseases and is widely used internationally. In the past 20 years, an increasing number of researchers around the world have devoted themselves to the study of the effect and mechanism of acupuncture for the treatment of central nervous system cell …

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Electroacupuncture improves ADHD in children

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Little is known about the effects of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Here, we carried out a 4 week randomized clinical trial in which patients aged 6-12 years old with an ADHD diagnosis received TEAS or sham TEAS. The primary outcome measure was the …

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Electroacupuncture aids in weight loss

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Background: Acupuncture, as a complementary and alternative medical treatment, has shown some promise as a therapeutic option for obesity and weight control. The aim of the current study was to investigate the effects of electroacupuncture on body weight, body mass index (BMI), skin fold thickness, waist circumference and skin temperature of …

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Electroacupuncture improves the receptivity of the uterus lining

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Ovulation-inducing drugs such as endogenous steroids could reduce endometrial receptivity during the implantation window, resulting in lower clinical pregnancy rates and higher miscarriage rates. The present study employed electroacupuncture therapy along with different frequencies on elevating impaired endometrial receptivity to elucidate the mechanism therein. The rats were split up into …

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