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Monitoring Acupuncture Effects on Human Brain by fMRI
 

Monitoring Acupuncture Effects on Human Brain by fMRI

Article doi: 10.3791/1190
April 8th, 2010

Summary April 8th, 2010

FMRI and physiological monitoring is used to study the effects of Acupuncture on the central and peripheral nervous systems. Acupuncture mobilizes a limbic-paralimbic-neocortical network, with great overlap with the default mode network, to modulate neurological activity, possibly related to its autonomic effect in the peripheral nervous system.

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