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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Acupuncture is helpful in treating various diseases, including autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction caused by mental stress. On the other hand, the frontal lobe is suggested to play an important role in stress responses by modulating the ANS. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of acupuncture on ANS and frontal lobe activities. We investigated 18 normal adults. We measured the activity of prefrontal cortex (PFC) caused by real acupuncture (WHO-LI4) and sham acupuncture,doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1241-1_65 pmid:20204829 fatcat:iivipurrs5e3rnslmjksktnkwa