Hypertensive patients benefit from acupuncture treatments, study finds

Ancient Chinese practice lowers blood pressure, may lessen stroke, heart disease risks

Date: August 19, 2015

Source: University of California – Irvine

“Patients with hypertension treated with acupuncture experienced drops in their blood pressure that lasted up to a month and a half, researchers at UC-Irvine have found. This work is the first to scientifically confirm that this ancient Chinese practice is beneficial in treating mild to moderate hypertension, and it indicates that regular use could help people control their blood pressure and lessen their risk of stroke and heart disease…”

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