OA08.01. Cholecystokinin antagonizes opioid function during electroacupuncture inhibitory effect on pressor reflex in rats

@inproceedings{Li2012OA0801CA,
  title={OA08.01. Cholecystokinin antagonizes opioid function during electroacupuncture inhibitory effect on pressor reflex in rats},
  author={Meijiao Li and Stephanie C Tjen-A-Looi and Zhaoran Xu and Emma M Choi and Julianne Ho and John Charles Longhurst},
  year={2012}
}
Purpose Acupuncture or electroacupuncture (EA) is increasingly being accepted as a viable therapy in the United States and may serve as an alternative treatment to drug therapy in patients with mild to moderate hypertension. We have demonstrated that EA acts through an opioid mechanism in the rostral ventrolateral medulla (rVLM) to inhibit… CONTINUE READING