Alternative Natural Therapy Relaxation and Acupuncture Clinic Logo

Acupuncture in Toowoomba May Prevent Heart Attacks

My name is Louis Gordon and I am an acupuncturist. I practice acupuncture from ANTRAC Acupuncture Clinic in Middle Ridge, Toowoomba, 4350, Queensland, Australia. Just as fresh clean water bubbling up from a natural well is vital to sustain life … my WELLNESS information will help YOU to sustain a healthy vibrant life beaming with optimal wellness. Call for more information on (07) 4636 6100.

MISSION STATEMENT: “I aim to get my patients as WELL as possible, as quickly as possible, and then to keep them WELL”.

1360310678_Facebook1360314606_Twitter1360314763_youtube_old1360323267_Linkedin

Acupuncture in Toowoomba to Prevent Heart Attacks?

Acupuncture improves heart rate variability (HRV)

New research concludes that acupuncture improves heart rate variability (HRV). HRV is the variation in time between heart beats and is an index of the body’s ability to maintain control of the heart beat rate and rhythm through vagus nerve activity. Reduced HRV is linked to mortality after myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and diabetic neuropathy. Based on the HRV evidence, the researchers state that acupuncture may synchronize the two branches of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) – the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.

Acupuncture activates the autonomic nervous system

In other recent research, acupuncture at acupoint CV17 has been proven to benefit the heart by increasing heart rate variability (HRV). This research demonstrates that acupuncture at CV17 is able to activate the autonomic nervous system to control the heart rate by increasing vagal activity. Other recent research demonstrates that acupuncture has “an antiarrhythmic effect” in the treatment of atrial fibrillation (A-fib). In the study, acupuncture points P6 (Neiguan), HT7 (Shenmen) and UB15 (Xinshu) demonstrated clinical efficacy in the reduction of A-fib.

Acupuncture reduces high blood pressure (hypertension)

In related current research from the University of California, acupuncture has been shown to reduce high blood pressure (hypertension), protect heart tissue from damage and to reduce arrhythmias. Investigators from the University of California in both Irvine and Los Angeles “have shown that electroacupuncture stimulation activates neurons” in specific brain regions thereby reducing hypertension. The researchers successfully mapped the brain network stimulated by acupuncture and demonstrated that acupuncture reduces high blood pressure (HBP) by down regulating pathological excesses emitted by the sympathetic nervous system. The acupuncture points in the study proven to have this effect are located on the arm: P5, P6, LI10 and LI11.

Heart disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. These findings demonstrate that acupuncture is a successful tool in benefitting the heart. Acupuncture has been proven to prevent heart tissue damage, reduce arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation and acupuncture has been shown to reduce high blood pressure. 

REFERENCE:

http://www.healthcmi.com/index.php/acupuncturist-news-online/582-acupunctureceusheartattackshrvlosangeles?goback=.gde_3319992_member_139249700

GET INSTANT ACCESS to FREE WELLNESS NEWSLETTERS

I supply WELLNESS Newsletters to my patients and all other parties who are interested in optimizing their health and wellness potential.  ANTRAC WELLNESS Newsletters are jam-packed full of current powerful health-related information to help you attain optimal wellness and vitality and start living life to the full. Did I mention that the Newsletters are FREE?  To confirm my promise of supplying vital information on all health issues, CLICK on “Wellness Newsletters” Navigation Bar above to sample the rich contents of the Newsletters.

If YOU haven’t already signed up and you would like to receive future ANTRAC WELLNESS Newsletters every 3 weeks hot off the press to your inbox, just click the Opt-In link below and supply your Email Address, First Name and Last Name. Subscription is absolutely FREE. How easy is that? I do NOT send out SPAM or supply your details to anyone else.