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Electro-acupuncture stimulation for constipation patients.

By | April 9th, 2013|Acupuncture research, Autonomic Nervous System, Heart Rate Variability, Stress|

Nice study that looks at Heart Rate Variability (an indicator of the stress response) and acupuncture for constipation.  They found that electroacupuncture at traditional points for constipation (once a week for 8 weeks) not only improved constipation, but increased their HRV over the period (decreased stress response) over the experimental period and continued after treatment [...]

Auricular Acupuncture on Gastrointestinal Mobility and HRV

By | December 13th, 2012|Acupuncture Research 2, Autonomic Nervous System, Heart Rate Variability|

Fractals in Nature: HRV Is One of Them The topic of vagal tone is key to our understanding of stress and HRV.  We've looked at acupuncture and GI motility (upper and lower) before. In this study, they looked at auricular acupuncture (AA) , somatic/body acupuncture (SA)and its effect on GI motility and HRV [...]