Positive feedback action of pituitary beta-endorphin on acupuncture analgesia afferent pathway.
What does AA stand for?
AA stands for Acupuncture Analgesia
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- Acting Appointment
- Action Aid (UK)
- Action-Adventure (movie genre)
- Activation Analysis
- Active Adjunct (Sonar)
- Active Application
- Active Army
- Activity Area
- Acts of the Apostles (bible)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Takeshige C, Oka K, Mizuno T, Hisamitsu T, Luo CP, Kobori M, Mera H, Fang TQ (1993) The acupuncture point and its connecting central pathway for producing acupuncture analgesia.
A focus of attention has been the role of endogenous opioids in acupuncture analgesia.
Recent research into pain mechanisms and those mechanisms underlying acupuncture analgesia has identified possible progressions for western acupuncturists using different neural pathways within the CNS (Bradnam, 2001).
[12,13] A strong correlation between the acupuncture analgesia and stimulated release of endogenous opioid peptides, such as [beta] endorphin and enkephalins, has been well estab lished.