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Scientific Proof

  • There are many scientific proofs about the impact of acupuncture, including the following:
  • Science explains the effect of acupuncture on pain control with the gate system (neurological action which closes the gate at the sign of pain) and of diffuse noxious inhibitory control (DNIC) (where the central nervous system releases anti-pain hormones)
  • More recently, American neuroscientifics showed that a well-known physiological mechanism, the increase in adenosine, could explain the benefits of acupuncture on certain local pains:



In 2005, German researchers proved the existence of acupuncture meridians by taking pictures of them thanks to an infrared thermography camera.


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