By Huang HQ; Liang SZ.
[Improvement of blood pressure and left cardiac function in patients with
hypertension by auricular acupuncture].
Chung Hsi i Chieh Ho Tsa Chih Chinese Journal of Modern Developments in
Traditional Medicine, 1991 Nov, 11(11):654-6, 643-4.
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Abstract: The authors observed 30 patients with hypertension, which blood
pressure was lowered by Heart point of ear needling. Comparison of
hypotensive effect of short-term between Heart point and Stomach point of
ear needling showed that there was markable hypotensive effect by Heart
point, whose hypotensive rate of short-term was 100% and forward effect
rate was 63.3%.
There was inefficacy for hypotensive by Stomach point.
There was marked effect of left cardiac function, with II, III stage of
hypertension, which was improved by Heart point. There was inefficacy for
left cardiac function of normal being.