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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.