Acupuncture for stroke

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Acupuncture for stroke

Post  murphy on Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:25 am


Stroke also known as cerebrovascular accidents, is an acute cerebral vascular disease. Disclaimer Department of brain or neck arteries of the brain lesions of focal cerebral blood circulation disorder, resulting in acute or subacute symptoms of brain damage, paralysis, aphasia and unconscious as the Common. Its onset is 18 to 54 common characteristics. Including cerebral hemorrhage, arteriosclerosis infarction (cerebral thrombosis), cerebral embolism and cerebral vasospasm, the three collectively after ischemic stroke. Acupuncture used mainly cerebral hemorrhage and cerebral infarction treatment.
In cerebral hemorrhage were over the age of 50 patients with hypertension, severe acute conditions, for the first severe headache, dizziness, vomiting, paralysis, in a short period of time can be worse vague awareness into a coma. Most of cerebral infarction in the elderly, due to acute cerebral insufficiency and performance for the onset of infections.
The disease modern acupuncture treatment, used in its aftermath and recovery period can also be used in the acute phase. In recent years a large number of shows, stroke acupuncture treatment time is very important, no matter what type of stroke should seek early treatment. In addition, some recent acupuncture workers started to attach importance to the cause of stroke and certain mental obstacles to the treatment of mental disorders.
In order to explore acupuncture treatment of stroke mechanism, China has done a lot of research work, and of many of the objective data. As of patients with acute EEG, cerebral blood flow, hemorheology indicators and serum lipoproteins, such as measured before and after the treatment, have shown a marked improvement. Acupuncture can suggest patients with acute cerebrovascular disease of the brain blood circulation volume, increasing the brain tissue oxygen tension, strengthen lesions around the brain cells of nutrition, improve cortical inhibition, enhance compensatory mechanism for the brain tissue repair. Recently, from the needle puncture on the stroke lesions inoma ultrastructure of the in-depth study.

Acupuncture (1 : cerebral hemorrhage)
Main Points : Shuigou, Neiguan, Sanyinjiao.
Points allocation : Hegu, Zusanli, Taichong, Fengchi, Jiquan, Fengchi, Yifeng

Body acupuncture (2 : cerebral infarction)
Main Points : Neiguan, Shuigou.
Points allocation : Jiquan, Weizhong, Sanyinjiao, Chize; Plus pseudobulbar palsy Fengchi, Yifeng

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