February 19, 2020
Acupuncture/Congestive heart failure
Acupuncture improves exercise tolerance
Soure: BMJ Journal
A recent placebo-controlled study evaluated whether treatment with acupuncture could increaseexercise tolerance in patients with congestive heart failure. Seventeen patients with chronic heart failure were split into two groups: one receiving true acupuncture and the other receiving placebo acupuncture. The study found that true acupuncture improved the distance patients were able to walk and improved heart rate variability.