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Acupuncture Changes Brain's Perception And Processing Of Pain

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Acupuncture Changes Brain's Perception And Processing Of Pain.

 

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain. Results of the study demonstrated activation of brain areas involved in pain perception was significantly reduced or modulated under acupuncture and suggest the effectiveness of acupuncture. Medical News Today. 11/30/10. (Also see: Acupuncture)

 

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Janey Willis

ISN Support Specialist

(Retired) ISN Assistant Webmaster

(Retired) ISN News Director

(Retired) ISN Technical Writer for Training Manuals

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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