Electroacupuncture at select acupoints reduces blood pressure. Acupuncture may be beneficial in several cardiovascular disease conditions. Electronicacupuncture appears to be useful in patients with mild to moderate hypertension, whether or not anti-hypertensive drugs are used.


For further details:

Li, P., Tjen-A-Looi, S. C., Cheng, L., Liu, D., Painovich, J., Vinjamury, S., & Longhurst, J. C. (2015). CME Article: Long-Lasting Reduction of Blood Pressure by Electroacupuncture in Patients with Hypertension: Randomized Controlled Trial. Medical acupuncture27(4), 253-266. 

Painovich, J., & Longhurst, J. (2015). Integrating acupuncture into the cardiology clinic: can it play a role. Sheng Li Xue Bao, 67(1), 19-31.​



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