The Effects of Yin, Yang and Qi in the Skin on PainReport as inadecuate




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University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, 1985 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90089-9121, USA





Academic Editors: Gerhard Litscher and William Chi-shing Cho

Abstract The most effective and safe treatment site for pain is in the skin. This chapter discusses the reasons to treat pain in the skin. Pain is sensed in the skin through transient receptor potential cation channels and other receptors. These receptors have endogenous agonists yang and antagonists yin that help the body control pain. Acupuncture works through modulation of these receptor activities qi in the skin; as do moxibustion and liniments. The treatment of pain in the skin has the potential to save many lives and improve pain therapy in most patients. View Full-Text

Keywords: pain; skin; topical; liniment; acupuncture; transient receptor potential cation channels pain; skin; topical; liniment; acupuncture; transient receptor potential cation channels





Author: James David Adams

Source: http://mdpi.com/



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