TWiN discusses research showing that sciatic nerve activation with electroacupuncture at the sciatic nerve controls systemic inflammation and rescues mice from polymicrobial peritonitis, by inducing vagal activation of aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase, leading to the production of dopamine in the adrenal medulla.
Links for this episode
- MicrobeTV Discord Server
- Electroacupuncture modulates the immune system (Nat Med) 10:42, 43:52
- Electroacupuncture drives the vagal–adrenal axis (Nature) 11:18, 20:14
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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