Written in modern scientific language, "Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases:A Neurobiological View" discusses current research, applying multiple neuroscience approaches, on the effect of acupuncture on neurological diseases and the underlying mechanisms. Apart from basic principles of acupuncture, topics include acupuncture analgesia, acupuncture-drug balanced anesthesia, acute and chronic body pain, stroke, cardiac diseases, hypertension, hypotension, epilepsy, neuroimmuno suppression, female infertility, menopausal & perimenopausal syndrome, smoking, depression, and drug addiction. Each chapter is written by experts in the field. This unique book provides a broad perspective on the principles of acupuncture for acupuncture researchers and neuroscientists. It summarizes clinical applications of various acupoints and optimal conditions in the treatment of neurological diseases. For a medical student, this book is a modern course in ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine, especially acupuncture.Table of contents Section One: History and Scientific Basis.- 1. History.- Traditional Chinese Medicine.- History of Acupuncture Research.- Major contributions made by SHMC.- More.- 2. Neuroanatomical Basis of Acupuncture Points.- 3. Transmission of Acupuncture Signals.- 4. Acupuncture and Central Neurotransmitters.- Section Two: Clinical Applications and the underlying Mechanisms.- 5. Acupuncture-Drug Balanced Anesthesia.- 6. Chronic Pain of the Body.- 7. Acupuncture analgesia in clinical practice.- 8. Stroke.- 9. Cardiovascular Diseases.- 10. Epilepsy.- 11. Neuroimmune Diseases.- 12. Infertility.- 13. Menopausal & perimenopausal syndrome.- 14. Depression.- 15. Smoking.- 16. Drug addiction.- 17. Traumatic brain injury.
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Titolo: Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases - A Neurobiological View
Autori: Xia - Cao - Wu - Cheng
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina rigida