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Title Acupuncture therapy for neurological diseases : a neurobiological view = Zhen ci zhi liao shen jing xi tong ji huan : shen jing sheng wu xue yan jiu / [edited by] Ying Xia [and others]
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer ; Beijing : Tsinghua University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 480 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), color map
Contents History of modern acupuncture research in China / Xiaoding Cao -- Neuroanatomic basis of acupuncture points / Fei Zhou, Dengkai Huang, and Ying Xia -- Neural transmission of acupuncture signal / Jinmin Zhu, David N. Kennedy, Xiaoding Cao -- Acupuncture-induced activation of endogenous opioid system / Guoqiang Wen [and others] -- Effect of acupuncture on neurotransmitters/modulators / Guoqiant Wen [and others] -- Acupuncture-drug balanced anesthesia / Gencheng Wu, Yanqing Wang, and Xiaoding Cao -- Acupuncture analgesia in clinical practice / Qiliang Maoying and Wenli Mi -- Neurochemical basis of electroacupuncture analgesia on acute and chronic pain / Yanqing Wang and Gencheng Wu -- Acupuncture therapy for stroke / Jingchun Guo, Jieshi Cheng, and Ying Xia -- Effects of acupuncture on arrhythmia and other cardiac diseases / Xuezhi Kang and Ying Xia -- Acupuncture therapy for hypertension and hypotension / Xuezhi Kan and Ying Xia -- Effect of acupuncture on epilepsy / Ru Yang and Jieshi Cheng -- Neuroimmuno-effect of acupuncture on immune-mediated disorders / Jun Wang, Hui Zhao, and Xiaoding Cao -- Acupuncture treatment for female infertility / Shulan Ma and Boying Chen -- Acupuncture therapy for menopausal and perimenopausal syndrome / Zhanzhuang Tian and Hong Zhao -- Acupuncture for smoking cessation / Yi Feng and Boying Chen -- Beneficial effect of acupuncture on depression / Qiong Liu and Jin Yu -- Effect of acupuncture on drug addiction / Yi Feng and Boying Chen -- A milestone of acupuncture research : correlation between peripheral nerves and meridians-acupoints / Ying Xia and Xiaoding Cao
Summary Written in modern scientific language, "Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases:A Neurobiological View" discusses current research, applying multiple neuroscience approaches, on the effect of acupuncture on neurological diseases and the underlying mechanisms. Apart from basic principles of acupuncture, topics include acupuncture analgesia, acupuncture-drug balanced anesthesia, acute and chronic body pain, stroke, cardiac diseases, hypertension, hypotension, epilepsy, neuroimmuno suppression, female infertility, menopausal & perimenopausal syndrome, smoking, depression, and drug
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Nervous system -- Acupuncture.
Acupuncture Therapy.
Nervous System Diseases -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Xia, Ying, 1955-
ISBN 9783642108570 (electronic bk.)
3642108571 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Zhen ci zhi liao shen jing xi tong ji huan : shen jing sheng wu xue yan jiu