Comparative observation on acupuncture-moxibustion and western medication for treatment of sudden deafness


Acupuncture and moxibustion therapy of excitation-focus transfer presents superior therapeutic effect on sudden deafness as compared with the routine western therapy.

Effect of acupuncture on target action of ligustrazine in treatment of toxic deafness induced by gentamicin in guinea pigs


Acupuncture at “Tinggong” (SI 19), “Yifeng” (TE 17), and “Waiguan” (TE 5) has a certain target-synergistic action on Ligustrazine and can increase therapeutic effect of Ligustrazine on Gentamicin-induced deafness, which are possible related with the inhibition of apoptosis, down-regulation of Bax expression and up-regulation of Bcl-2 expression.

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture therapy for nerve deafness: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

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Acupuncture therapy can significantly improve the hearing of patients with nerve deafness, and the efficacy of acupuncture in combination with medication is superior to medication alone.