We would like to share with you our personal view, beliefs and approach about the research that is presented on these pages.
We both value the research of modern science and the many developments that have been discovered.
We also value the depth of wisdom and knowledge of traditional and classical five element acupuncture, which integrates the many aspects of body and mind.
We acknowledge the information gained from research, and we endevaour to use it where appropriate when meeting the needs of an individual who is suffering in health.
We hope later to share more information on the five elements of acupuncture.
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(2018) Effects of acupuncture on nutritional state of patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): re-
'Results: Patients in Real Acupuncture Group had improvements in the results of
1.) nutritional hematological examination (retinol-
2.) Inflammation biomarkers (carboxyhemoglobin, High sensitivity C-
3.) the BODE index.(The BODE index was measured in terms of prognosis.)
Conclusion: This study demonstrated some clear evidences that acupuncture can be a useful adjunctive therapy to improve nutritional state of COPD patients.'
Masao Suzuki, Shigeo Muroet al. (2018) Effects of acupuncture on nutritional state of patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): re-
'Stimulation at acupuncture points has been shown to modulate the immune system, demonstrated by the regulation of inflammatory cytokines such as reduced level of tumor necrosis factor –a (TNF-
Li J et al. (2016) Long-
(2014) Acupuncture therapies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials.
'RESULTS: In total, 16 studies were included in the review. The research team found that the acupuncture therapies used in these studies improved health-
Compared with placebo, acupuncture therapies also increased the distance walked in 6 min (6MWT), with an MD of -
CONCLUSION: Acupuncture therapies may result in clinically important improvements in quality of life (QoL) and dyspnoea. Future high-