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The effect of acupuncture on substance withdrawl syndromes and craving relapse prevention of the recent 10 years were reviewed as well as its mechanism. The therapeutic effect and the possible mechanism were analyzed on the basis. From the three aspects of anti protracted abstinence symptoms, craving relapse prevention and mechanism of acupuncture, the(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the effect of acupuncture and moxibustion on the conditional position preference (CPP) and prefrontal cortical ultrastructure in heroin re-addicted rats. METHODS Thirty-two Wistar rats were randomly divided into normal, model, medication and acu-moxibustion (acu-moxi) groups, with 8 cases in each. Re-addiction model was established by(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate regulation of the endoplasmic reticulum stress (ERS) response by acupuncture and to investigate its neuroprotective effect on brain injury caused by heroin addiction. METHODS A total of 48 male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into a healthy control group (Control), an untreated heroin exposed group (Heroin) and a heroin(More)
OBJECT To explore the unfolded protein response (UPR) in the hippocampus of rats undergoing heroin relapse and the mechanisms underlying the acupuncture-mediated inhibition of brain damage caused by heroin relapse. METHODS 60 Sprague-Dawley rats (30 females and 30 males) were randomly divided into four groups: Control group, Heroin group,(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the effect of manual acupuncture stimulation on changes of hippocampal monoamine neurotransmitter levels and expression of 5-hydorxytryptamine (5-HT) mRNA, dopamine (DA) mRNA and acetylcholine esterase (AChE) mRNA in methamphetamine addiction rats, so as to explore its mechanism underlying improvement of drug addiction. METHODS SD(More)
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