Auricular Acupuncture for Treatment of Preoperative Anxiety

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Auricular Acupuncture for Exam Anxiety in Medical Students

Title of the study: Auricular acupuncture (AA) for pre-exam anxiety: A blinded randomized crossover study on healthy volunteers Study period: 04/2012 - 07/2012 Institution: Departm...

Auricular Acupuncture in Substance Abuse: Effects on Anxiety, Sleep, Drug Use.

Background. A common alternative treatment for substance abuse is ear acupuncture. The aim of the study was to evaluate the short and long-term effect of auricular acupuncture on anxiety, ...

Preoperative Auricular Acupuncture in Elective Cesarean Section.

Preoperative anxiety before cesarean section is common and may be severe. Stress consequences are often deleterious for the mother and for the upcoming newborn. Means to reduce anxiety bef...

Stimulation of Auricular Acupuncture-Point for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea/Vomiting

The purpose of this study is to evaluate auricular acupuncture as an antiemetic treatment compared with sham acupuncture and with no acupuncture in patients receiving moderately-high to hi...

Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depression Utilizing Auricular Acupuncture

This will be a randomized, single blind study of 6 weeks duration involving the use of auricular acupuncture or sham acupuncture in the adjunctive treatment of depression in college studen...

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Acupuncture and related interventions for the treatment of symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a compressive neuropathic disorder at the level of the wrist. Acupuncture and other methods that stimulate acupuncture points, such as electroacupuncture, auricular acu...

Effects of single-point acupuncture (HT7) in the prevention of test anxiety: Results of a RCT.

The number of students using neuro enhancement to improve their performance and to prevent test anxiety is increasing. The acupuncture point Heart 7 (HT7) has been described as being prominent in redu...

Effect of acupuncture and intervention types on weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

This study aimed to evaluate the effect of acupuncture and intervention types on weight loss. We searched electronic databases, including Embase, PubMed, CENTRAL, RISS, KISS and CNKI, for randomized c...

Waking Up and Smelling the Coffee: Inducing Olfactory Function with 3-Phase Auricular Therapy.

Loss of the sense of smell, from both known and unknown causes, can be refractory to medical intervention. Cases unrelated to head trauma or infection might be ignored or assumed to be untreatable. A...

The effects of acupuncture on the secondary outcomes of anxiety, and quality of life for women undergoing IVF: a randomised controlled trial.

Studies have shown in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment to have a significant impact on women's quality of life. In addition, anxiety is experienced during IVF treatment and prior to knowing the out...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.

Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.

Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.

Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.

The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.

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