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Electroacupuncture reduces itching

Pub Med

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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