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2021 Oct 31

J Acupunct Meridian Stud



Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation of PC5 and PC6 Acupoints Increases Sympathovagal Balance but Not Oxidative Stress in Healthy Subjects: A Randomized Clinical Trial.


de Jesus F G, Duque A P, Sant C, Massolar A, de Lopes G P F, de Carvalho A C A, Mediano M F F, Rodrigues L F
J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2021 Oct 31; 14(5):183-192.
PMID: 35770587.


Transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) improves autonomic balance and reduces oxidative stress in subjects with chronic diseases, that decreases the risk of low-grade chronic inflammatory diseases, including cardiovascular diseases. However, these beneficial effects have never been demonstrated in healthy subjects. Objectives: To evaluate the acute effects of TEAS on autonomic balance and oxidative stress of healthy subjects.