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Electroacupuncture for Addiction: Animal Study and Orexin

This animal study gets closer to the exact mechanism of acupuncture in reward seeking and drug addiction.  They recommend a protocol using electroacupuncture and low dose orexin for drug addiction.  Though electroacupuncture alone might be safer in my opinion. Neurosci Lett. 2017 Nov 20;661:84-89. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.09.057. Epub 2017 Sep 28. Electroacupuncture suppresses morphine reward-seeking behavior:…

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