This is another example of a migraine patient showing marked parasympathetic increase, sympathetic decrease with TaVNS or transcutaneous auricular vagal nerve stimulation in conjunction with acupuncture. I realize that the data sets are still sparse, but interesting nonetheless. This patient had ... Read More about Migraines, Neuromodulation, Acupuncture and HRV:Clinical Study El.Ma.
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This Australian group studied the most likely Chinese Medicine diagnoses associated with the basket term "stress." This could be very useful going forward in trying to identify and predict best treatment options for individual ... Read More about Chinese Medicine Questionaire for Stress
The key concepts for our discussion highlighted below. In acupuncture we are triggering nociceptive responses. In using certain acupuncture points, and in some instances vagal enhancement with TaVNS, we are taking advantage of these systems. A sort of "biohacking." There is some evidence (and ... Read More about Neuro-immune Interactions in Inflammation and Host Defense: Implications for Transplantation
This data is from a patient who we've discussed before here and here. She feels a relaxation response with the ear stim. I've done the alternating earstim on her and this last session I tried the neck electrode in addition to the ear. All of the treatments seem to be going in the ... Read More about TaVNS and Acupuncture Allergies: Clinical Case Study De.Bo edition