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Effects of Acupuncture Treatment on Fibromyalgia Symptoms, Serotonin, and Substance P Levels: A Randomized Sham and Placebo - Controlled Clinical Trial

Posted by Peng Zhang on Monday, April 29, 2019, In : Nervous system 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29220534
Pain Med. 2018 Mar 1;19(3):615-628. 

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of acupuncture treatment on serum levels of serotonin and substance P (SP) as well as on clinical parameters in patients with fibromyalgia (FM).


METHODS:
This is a randomized controlled clinical trial. Seventy-five women with FM were randomized into one of three kinds of acupuncture treatment: real acupuncture group (AcG), sham acupuncture group (Sh...

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Studies Show That Acupuncture Works for Fibromyalgia

Posted by Peng Zhang on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, In : Nervous system 
Please refer to the following modern studies.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23285415
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16770975

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Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia - Typical Case

Posted by Peng Zhang on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, In : Nervous system 
44 year-old Annette is a cleaner. She had pain all over her body for 10 years. None of the various medications she'd tried could give her any relief. Two months ago she went to see a consultant and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The new medication she had been taking since then made her put 2 stones of weight on, which really upset her. She still had pain in the back, hips, arms and feet. She felt tired and cold, and had bad sleep. For over a year, her periods had been very irregular and ve...
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