acustimulation

acustimulation

(ak″yŭ-stim″yŭ-lā′shŏn) [Fr. acu(puncture) + stimulation]
The application of electrical energy (typically 4–4.5 V at 0.28 mA) to acupuncture points, sometimes using wrist bands, commonly to control nausea, vomiting, or pain.
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After the 2015 Cochrone review of the literature, it was recognized that acupressure, acustimulation, acupuncture, ginger, chamomile, vitamin B6, lemon oil, and mint oil had variable results with limitations (Matthews et al.
Another randomized control trial on P6 stimulation through acustimulation (low level electrical impulses) yielded favorable results for reducing nausea and vomiting (Rosen et al.
1) In a Cochrane review of NVP, investigators analyzed 37 trials involving treatments such as acupressure, acustimulation, acupuncture, ginger, chamomile, lemon oil, vitamin [B.
Safe, successful nausea suppression in early pregnancy with P-6 acustimulation.
One study of acustimulation did, however, report some improvement over three weeks.