The Neurochemical basis of pain relief by acupuncture / edited by J.S. Han.
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Published by Hubei Science and Technology Press in [Beijing, China] .
Written in English


  • Acupuncture,
  • Acupuncture Analgesia

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Edition Notes

ContributionsHan, J. S.
The Physical Object
Pagination783 p. :
Number of Pages783
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14751444M
ISBN 107535221998

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Most of the research was on diverse pain conditions. Since the research team of Professor Jisheng Han, of Beijing Medical University Health and Science, has devoted themselves to the clarification of the neurochemical mechanisms of pain relief by acupuncture. Over scientific papers have been published in the past 4 decades. NEUROCHEMICAL BASIS OF ACUPUNCTURE ANALGESIA J. S. Han Department of Physiology, Beijing Medical College, Beijing Ch L. Terenius Department of Pharmacology, University of Uppsala, Uppsala , Sweden A review on acupuncture and its neurochemical basis may not seem to be within the general scope of this series. Acupuncture: An Evidence-Based Review of the Clinical Literature David J. Mayer Annual Review of Medicine Pharmacokinetics in the Ovine Maternal-Fetal Unit H H Szeto Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology Endogenous Pain Control Systems: Brainstem Spinal Pathways and Endorphin Circuitry Allan I. Basbaum and Howard L. FieldsCited by:   Acupuncture is an ancient medical treatment whose origins in China date back as far as 10, defines a set of therapeutic principles in which needles are inserted at specified points on the body along designated meridians, with the aim of re-establishing the homeostatic balance of the internal milieu (involving Ying/Yang, the Five Elements, and the Zhong-Fus) and thereby relieving most.

Acupuncture can provide an analgesic effect by stimulating the release of endogenous opioids and cortisol. y. Acupuncture acts on the level of the peripheral and central nervous system to decrease cortical activation of pain perception. y. Acupuncture also act on a local level through increased tissue perfusion and local changes in connective.   Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese practice of medicine that has gained popularity in Western culture and around the world. It involves the insertion of thin needles into the skin to stimulate nerves, muscles, and connective tissues throughout the body with the goal of alleviating pain, tension, and stress. More broadly, acupuncture is actually a family of different procedures. Edited by top pain medicine specialists at Harvard and UCLA, and based on their popular annual workshop at the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the book is the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine.   Acupuncture and back pain. Back pain (especially lower back pain) is a common chronic pain issue. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese physical therapy that has become a popular and well-researched.

Acupuncture has been shown to provide some improvement in function and pain relief when compared with sham acupuncture or control groups using education. In addition, the benefit of acupuncture treatment in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis is supported by several clinical trials, albeit in a small scale, suggesting that the large-scale.   To systematically review the efficacy of acupuncture on pain relief in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods. We performed a comprehensive search of 12 western and Chinese databases and reference lists through March We included randomized controlled trials with pain as an end point, measured by tender joint count (TJC) or a.   Pain is an enormous and prevalent problem that troubles people of all ages worldwide. The effectiveness of acupuncture for pain management has been strongly verified by large randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and meta-analyses. Increasing numbers of patients with pain have accepted acupuncture treatment worldwide. Description Neurochemical Mechanisms of Acupuncture is a unique blend of clinical and scientific research explaining the basic biological mechanisms and processes underlying the practice of traditional Chinese acupuncture. The authors Ji-Sheng Han, M.D. and Song-Ping Han, M.D., Ph.D. have broken through the veil of mysticism surrounding traditional Chinese acupuncture. This book reviews their.