By Lily Cheung, Peng Li, Cheng Wong
This ebook describes the physiological results of acupuncture, which are used to reinforce conventional chinese language perform. Following a background of the improvement of conventional chinese language drugs, the 1st part covers the medical foundation and mechanism of acupuncture, particularily on the subject of the cardiovascular procedure. the second one part is dedicated to scientific case stories, illustrating that medical wisdom could be built-in with conventional innovations in chinese language drugs to supply potent treatments.
This is an informative and provocative textual content that describes the present prestige of data and demanding situations scientists to raised outline acupuncture remedy. it's a precious reference consultant for complex scholars and practitioners of conventional chinese language medication and acupuncture, in addition to scientists carrying out physiological and pharmacological examine on acupuncture.
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10 reported that electrical stimulation (2 mA, 2 ms, 4 Hz) of the Zusanli (St36) acupoint elicited significant decreases in arterial blood pressure and heart rate, when the tip of the needle was close to branches of the peroneal nerve. Cutting the sciatic nerve or paralysing the animal with succinylcholine or gallamine abolished these responses, whereas direct stimulation of the intact peroneal nerve still elicited a decrease in arterial blood pressure and heart rate in paralysed animals. Their results suggested that the decrease of arterial blood pressure and heart rate induced by acupuncture was due to the activation of motor fibres resulting in muscle contraction and subsequent excitation of muscle and/or joint receptors, which elicited an inhibitory reflex.
Then, is the “meridian theory” wrong? 2,3 How to explain the effect of acupuncture and “De Qi”? Why do we not try an other way of understanding the meridian hypothesis by modern physiology and neuroscience? The Anatomical Structures Underneath Acupuncture Points In 1973 researchers at the Shanghai First Medical College6 reported the relationship of acupoints and their surrounding nerves. They showed that no unique structures have been found under acupuncture points (acupoints); if there is something, they are nerves and nerve endings.
Dynorphin is analgesic at the spinal level, but not in the brain. 17 observed that after EA of Zusanli (St 36) for 50 minutes, them µ opioid receptor density was significantly increased in the following examined structures: the caudate nucleus, cingular gyrus, septal area, preoptic area, amygdaloid nucleus, periaqueductal grey, interpeduncular nucleus, dorsal raphe nucleus, raphe magnus nucleus, cervical and lumbar enlargement. 25 reported that after EA on Zusanli (St 36), the propiomelanocortin (POMC) mRNA level in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus increased gradually and significantly for over four days.