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By Xiaoding Cao (auth.), Prof. Ying Xia, Prof. Xiaoding Cao, Prof. Gencheng Wu, Prof. Jieshi Cheng (eds.)

Written in sleek medical language, "Acupuncture treatment for Neurological Diseases:A Neurobiological View" discusses present learn, utilizing a number of neuroscience techniques, at the impression of acupuncture on neurological illnesses and the underlying mechanisms. except easy rules of acupuncture, issues contain acupuncture analgesia, acupuncture-drug balanced anesthesia, acute and protracted physique discomfort, stroke, cardiac ailments, high blood pressure, hypotension, epilepsy, neuroimmuno suppression, lady infertility, menopausal & perimenopausal syndrome, smoking, melancholy, and drug habit. each one bankruptcy is written by means of specialists within the box. This distinctive publication offers a huge point of view at the ideas of acupuncture for acupuncture researchers and neuroscientists. It summarizes medical functions of varied acupoints and optimum stipulations within the therapy of neurological illnesses. For a scientific scholar, this booklet is a latest path in historic conventional chinese language drugs, specifically acupuncture.

Dr. Ying Xia is affiliate Professor at Yale college college of drugs and visitor Professor at Shanghai learn middle for Acupuncture and Meridians. Drs. Xiaoding Cao, Gencheng Wu and Jieshi Cheng are Professors within the country Key Laboratory of scientific Neurobiology and division of Integrative medication and Neurobiology, Shanghai scientific university of Fudan University.

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To maintain the cadavers intact and under conditions similar to that of the living body for observing the relationship between the acupoints and the tissues under them, they were fixed by injecting the antiseptic fixation liquid, composed of formalin (10%), carbolic acid (5%), 95% alcohol (40%), glycerin (10%), and water. A well-renowned acupuncturist and TCM expert (Dr. Ding Li at former Shanghai TCM College) localized the acupoints with common acupuncture needles. All the acupoints 39 Acupuncture Therapy of Neurological Diseases: A Neurobiological View were confirmed following the meridians based on the TCM literature, and the metal milli-needles were inserted into these acupoints and transverse dissections were subsequently performed.

1994). Further studies on ovariectomized rats showed that EA might enhance the extragonadal aromatization and promote the interaction of HPOA and HPA axis (Chen et al. 1994; Cheng and Chen 2001; Zhao et al. 2004a), which might increase the blood E2, suggesting that EA might promote the body compensative mechanisms, and consequently normalize the levels of hormones, such as GnRH, LH, estrogen. We observed that the GnRH immunoreactive substance (GnRH-ir) appears in the hypothalamic periventricular nucleus (PVN) and is co-localized with the corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) in the same neuron following EA treatment in the ovariectomized rat.

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