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Prophylactic and therapeutic effects of acupuncture on simple obesity complicated by cardiovascular diseases

By Liu Z; sun F; Li J; shi x; Hu L; Wang Y; Qian Z.

Prophylactic and therapeutic effects of acupuncture on simple obesity complicated by cardiovascular diseases.

Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1992 Mar, 12(1):21-9.
(UI: 92284681)
AT: UCLA Biomed W1 J0922R
(PE title: Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih / sponsored by A11-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.)

Abstract: In order to understand the prophylactic-therapeutic effects of acupuncture and moxibustion in simple obesity complicated by cardiovascular diseases, we have observed in 102 cases the changes of pathogenetic and hazardous factors and the regulating function of vegetative nerves on cardiovascular activities.

The results showed that the therapeutic effect of acupuncture and moxibustion was good with a total effective rate of 88.24%. At the same time, acupuncture and moxibustion were found to have a benign conversion effect on the loin hip ratio (the pathogenetic factor), the arteriosclerotic index (the hazardous factor), and the vegetative nerve function of regulating the heart and blood vessels (the equilibrium indices of the vegetative nervous system).

All this suggests that acupuncture is a treatment of choice for obesity and an important method of preventing and treating complicating cardiovascular diseases.

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