Acupuncture and Stress

Acupuncture blocks cold stress-induced increases in the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis in the rat.
Eshkevari L, Permaul E, Mulroney SE. 2013. Acupuncture blocks cold stress-induced increases in the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis in the rat. J Endocrinology, 15;217(1):95-104. CONCLUSIONS: “electronic acupuncture blocks the chronic, stress-induced elevations of the HPA axis hormones and the sympathetic NPY pathway”
Published on March 15, 2013

Efficacy of psychosocial interventions for psychological and pregnancy outcomes in infertile women and men: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Frederiksen Y, Farver-Vestergaard I, Skovgård NG, Ingerslev HJ, Zachariae R. 2015. Efficacy of psychosocial interventions for psychological and pregnancy outcomes in infertile women and men: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 5(1):e006592.
Published on January 28, 2015

The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Smith CA, et al. 2011. The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Altern Complement Med. 17(10):923-30. CONCLUSIONS: Acupuncture may be a useful intervention to assist with the reduction of infertility-related stress. Further research is justified.
Published on October 17, 2011

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