Acupuncture for Myasthenia gravis

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Acupuncture for Myasthenia gravis

Post  murphy on Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:18 am

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular junction impact transfer function of autoimmune diseases. Its main clinical manifestations of the involvement of the extreme muscle fatigue, rest after a certain recovery. With eyelid ptosis, diplopia focusing on the ocular involvement of the most common, accounting for about 90%. The disease was 35 to 10 years old were commonly female than male patients. Myasthenia gravis causes and the pathogenesis, and it is still not clear, modern Western medicine or therapy effects.
Myasthenia gravis, also attributed to the Chinese atrophy permit areas. Its pathogenesis and the spleen and kidney insufficiency, Kidney essence inadequate irrigation is not physically, it is difficult to temper weak nutritional skin. Therapeutic Jianpi Yiqi, bushen impotence LAW, and has achieved a certain effect.

With the increase in clinical practice and the accumulation of cases, acupuncture treatment for the disease has been more in-depth understanding. The general view : acupuncture right ocular myasthenia gravis have better results, more was more. Other early symptoms of myasthenia gravis lighter, but also efficacy, but with required drug Tongzhi.

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Points
Main Points : Zanzhu, Yangbai, Yvyao, Hegu, Baihui.
Points allocation : Ocular drooping increase Waiguan, Guangming, Sanyinjiao, Zusanli; Diplopia increase Qingming, Fengchi.
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Acupuncture for scleroderma

Post  murphy on Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:19 am

Scleroderma

Scleroderma is a skin surface area limitations or damage to stiffen a connective tissue disease. After the incidence of lupus erythematosus, also restricted sub-system type and type two. Former macular bit like skin or damage, was the beginning of pink or purple round or irregular in shape substantive edema, or after the ivory to pale yellow batter and finally into white or hazel atrophic scars. Systemic scleroderma include skin, muscle and bone damage, even to be involved digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary and nervous systems. The disease of unknown etiology, modern Western medicine without ideal therapy.
Acupuncture of the disease, regardless of limitations or system type, have effect. Some acupuncture workers, clinical scleroderma also realize that many people is the deficiency, it moxibustion more effective [2].
Acupuncture treatment of scleroderma mechanism, from A Wrinkle microcirculation changes observed that about 36.9% of the control loop is the top bleeding, moxibustion, reduced to 21.78%, before and after contrast, a significant difference. Meanwhile, the breakup of the former below normal lymphocyte transformation has improved significantly [2]. Acupuncture is shown through Huoxue Huayu and improve immune function to play a role in the treatment.
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Main Points : divided into three groups. 1, Yangyangguan, Zhibian, Futu 2, Huantiao, Zhibian, Xuehai 3, Chengshan, Sanyinjiao, Zhibian.
Points allocation : Xuehai, Futu, Sanyinjiao
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