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This is randomised, controlled study about effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and endothelial dysfunction in stage I hypertension patient without medication. Subject will receive 8 weeks of either acupuncture or sham acupuncture, measuring FMD and blood test before and after treatment.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Oriental Medicine of Stroke and Nerologic center
Korea, Republic of
Kyunghee University Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:22-0400
To assess the effect of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture on regulating the targeted metabolome of hypertensive patients.
This research is designed to study the effects of needle acupuncture on blood pressure and HRV by stimulating certain acupuncture points and meridians.
Based on previous published research in animals, the investigators hypothesize that electroacupuncture (EA) will have a positive effect on hypertension.
Aim of the study is to investigate specific effects of acupuncture points.
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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.
Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.
Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.
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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