Electroacupuncture ST36 prevents postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions formation.

By | January 28th, 2015|Acupuncture research, Autonomic Nervous System, Heart Rate Variability|

Ancient Wisdom Through the Ages Fascinating study that shows electroacupuncture at St36 can reduce postoperative adhesions by anti-inflammatory cholinergic effects.   Sham acupuncture does not have the same effect.  Vagotomy reduces this effect.  So somehow St36 has vagal enhancing characteristics. This is a key point for me since vagal tone is, to a [...]