Tag Archives: stress

The Chinese herbal formula Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan relieves stress related depression

Pub Med

Background: The pathogenesis of depression remains largely unknown. Accumulating evidence demonstrates the existence of a complex relationship between gut microbiome composition and brain functions. Jia Wei Xiao Yao San is considered a potential antidepressant. However, the pharmacological mechanisms of Jia Wei Xiao Yao San have not yet been clarified. Purpose: This study …

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Auricular acupuncture reduces stress and burnout in healthcare workers

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Background: Health care workers face occupational stressors that may lead to burnout and secondary traumatic stress. Strategies to mitigate the negative psychological impact on frontline workers are urgently needed. Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of auricular acupuncture or acupressure, as compared with ear massage, on anxiety, …

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Electroacupuncture reduces stress

Pub Med

We used an established preclinical social defeat stress mouse model to study whether EA treatment modulates PTSD-like symptoms and understand its underlying mechanisms. To this end, male C57BL/6 mice were subjected to repeated social defeat stress (RSDS) for 6 consecutive days to induce symptoms of PTSD and treated with EA …

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