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By Rosa N. Schnyer, John J. B. Allen PhD, Sabrina K. Hitt PhD, Rachel Manber PhD, Ted J. Kaptchuk OMD, Michael E. Thase MD

ISBN-10: 0443071314

ISBN-13: 9780443071317

This pioneering ebook unites either western and standard chinese language medication to offer a step by step method for comparing and treating melancholy with acupuncture. utilizing research-oriented trials, it addresses basic concerns in acupuncture examine and gives directions for the layout of acupuncture therapy reports.

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The mechanism of tricyclic agents is to block the reuptake of neurotransmitters (especially NE and dopamine) from the space between the neurons in the· brain (synaptic cleft). Numerous controlled double-blind research studies have demonstrated that tricyclics have efficacy in the treatment of depression (Goodwin 1992). Like most antidepressant medications, tricyclics take approximately 2-3 weeks to affect the depression (Delgado et al 1992). Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressants began to be used about the same time as tricyclics, but they are not as widely used.

In the context of the channels and network vessels, the pericardium is a channel in its own right and is considered the yin pair of the triple heater channel. Therefore, there are five (yin) viscera and six (yang) bowels; but there are six yin and six yang channels or meridians. 2 Yin-yang correspondences Yin Yang Interior Exterior Weakness, depletion (vacuity) Strength, fullness (repletion) Cold Heat Blood Qi Viscera Bowels Lower, frontal, right parts of the body Upper, dorsal. left parts of the body Darkness.

8; cited in Larre & Rochat de la Vallee 1985, p. 64) The spleen assimilates nutrients from food in the stomach to make qi, blood, and fluids; it governs the movement and transformation of food and water and the distribution of its essence (nutrients), playing a very important role in the creation of qi and blood.

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