Medical Research

References for Heart Rate Variability in the Acupuncture Clinic

Kristen Sparrow • October 14, 2011

Here are the references for the previous post.

[i] Ernst M, Lee M. Sympathetic effects of manual and electrical acupuncture of the Tsusanli knee point: comparison with the Hoku hand point sympathetic effects. Exp Neurol. 1986;94: 1–10.
[ii] Anderson S, Lundeberg T. Med Hypothesis. 1995;45:273–28
[iii] Napadow- Monitoring acupuncture effects on human brain by FMRI.Hui KK, Napadow V, Liu J, Li M, Marina O, Nixon EE, Claunch JD, LaCount L, Sporko T, Kwong KK. J Vis Exp. 2010 Apr 8;(38). pii: 1190. doi: 10.3791/1190.
[iv] Autonomic Neuroscience 2007 May 30;133(2) 158-69Specific acupuncture sensation correlates with EEGs and autonomic changes in human subjects Shigekazu Sakai, Etsuro Hori, Katsurni Umeno, Nobuhide Kitabayashi, Taketoshi Ono, Hisao Nishijo *
[v] Acupuncture in migraine: investigation of autonomic effects Bäcker M, Grossman P, Schneider J, Michalsen A, Knoblauch N, Tan L, Niggemeyer C, Linde K, Melchart D, Dobos GJ Clin J Pain. 2008 Feb;24(2):106-15.
[vi] Medical Acupuncture Volume 19, Number 1, 2007Analysis of Heart Rate Variability in Acupuncture Practice: Can It Improve Outcomes? K. Sparrow, MD
[vii] Chambers AS, Allen JJ. Vagal tone as an indicator of treatment repsonse in major depression. Psychophysiology. 2002;39:861–864.
[viii] Poincaré Plots:A MiniReview ReyLab, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical SchoolDept. Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan Albert C.C.Yang, MD
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