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Acupuncture and Brain:
What's the connection?

According to recent studies, acupuncture is a valuable adjunct to medications and psychotherapy for those suffering from disorders of the nervous system:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Drug and alcohol withdrawal

  • Hangover recovery

  • Insomnia (poor sleep)

  • Smoking cessation

  • Weight loss (appetite control)

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Brain sketch

References

Ho, L. F., Ho, W. K., Wong, L. L., Chiu, S. W., Tang, S. Y., Wong, C. M., Chan, K. S., Lam, C. L., Chen, M., Chan, K. L., Lin, G., Ng, B. F., & Lin, Z. X. (2022). Acupuncture combined with auricular acupressure for smoking cessation and its effects on tobacco dependence and smoking behavior among Hong Kong smokers: a multicenter pilot clinical study. Chinese medicine, 17(1), 92. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13020-022-00649-w Tamayo, S. M., Wei, T. H., Chen, L. Y., Ho, W. C., Ton, G., & Lee, Y. C. (2022). An observational study of acupuncture and complementary treatments for major depression: Case series from a preliminary study of proposed collaborative care model. Journal of traditional and complementary medicine, 12(5), 499–504. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcme.2022.03.002 Wang, C., Xu, W. L., Li, G. W., Fu, C., Li, J. J., Wang, J., Chen, X. Y., Liu, Z., & Chen, Y. F. (2021). Impact of Acupuncture on Sleep and Comorbid Symptoms for Chronic Insomnia: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Nature and science of sleep, 13, 1807–1822. https://doi.org/10.2147/NSS.S326762

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