Acupuncture regulation of blood pressure: two decades of research.

@article{Longhurst2013AcupunctureRO,
  title={Acupuncture regulation of blood pressure: two decades of research.},
  author={John Charles Longhurst and Stephanie C Tjen-A-Looi},
  journal={International review of neurobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={111},
  pages={257-71}
}
Although mechanisms underlying acupuncture regulation of pain have been studied by a number of laboratories in many countries, much less is known about its ability to modulate cardiovascular function. In the last two decades, our laboratory has systematically investigated the peripheral and central neural mechanisms underlying acupuncture regulation of blood pressure. These observations account for acupuncture's distant actions and, to some extent, its local actions, with respect to the site of… CONTINUE READING