Effects of acupuncture on the brain hemodynamics.

  title={Effects of acupuncture on the brain hemodynamics.},
  author={Etsuro Hori and Kouich Takamoto and Susumu Urakawa and Taketoshi Ono and Hisao Nishijo},
  journal={Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical},
  volume={157 1-2},
Acupuncture therapy has been applied to various psychiatric diseases and chronic pain since acupuncture stimulation might affect brain activity. From this point of view, we investigated the effects of acupuncture on autonomic nervous system and brain hemodynamics in human subjects using ECGs, EEGs and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). Our previous studies reported that changes in parasympathetic nervous activity were correlated with number of de-qi sensations during acupuncture manipulation… CONTINUE READING
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