A neurovascular transmission model for acupuncture-induced nitric oxide.

  title={A neurovascular transmission model for acupuncture-induced nitric oxide.},
  author={Sheng-Hsiung Hsiao and Li-Jen Tsai},
  journal={Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies},
  volume={1 1},
Acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into the body to reduce pain or induce anesthesia. More broadly, acupuncture is a family of procedures involving the stimulation of anatomical locations on or in the skin by a variety of techniques. Employing acupuncture to treat human disease or maintain bodily condition has been practiced for thousands of years. However, the mechanism(s) of action of acupuncture at the various meridians are poorly understood. Most studies have indicated that… CONTINUE READING
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