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February 07, 2010

Brain Imaging of Acupuncture: Brain Effects

A study conducted at the University of York and the Hull York Medical School indicates that acupuncture has a significant effect on specific neural structures. When a patient receives acupuncture treatment, a sensation called deqi can be obtained; scientific analysis shows that this deactivates areas within the brain that are associated with the processing of pain.

Abstract Brain Research February 22, 2010

Posted by mpence at February 7, 2010 02:42 PM