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Investigating the cause of depression in traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine prospectus

Author Affiliations

  • 1Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China
  • 2Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 5, Issue (3), Pages 7-11, May,28 (2017)

Abstract

Depression is very common psychiatric illness in developed countries. Due to its clinical and heterogeneity disorder it has been very a hazard to explain its pathophysiology. In western medicine clinical investigation and laboratory work indicate that depression equates with dyes regulation of neurotransmitter signals and can be healed by taking antidepressant drugs with higher relapse rate and face some serious health problems. In western medicine clinical investigation and laboratory work indicate that depression equates with dyes regulation of neurotransmitter signals and can be healed by taking antidepressant drugs with higher relapse rate and face some serious health problems. Moreover Chinese traditional medicine (TCM) presents that depression as a manifestation of liver qi stagnation. Acupuncture has been used a treatment of depression that progress qi circulation to the liver. In this paper, we provide review on Chinese\'s acupuncture treatments and its origin. Secondly, we discuss about western medicine acupuncture and mentioned the schematic diagram of depression in both TCM and WMA for understanding of its functionality and work. Finally, we concluded that practitioners suggesting Chinese\'s acupuncture more fruitful over western medicine.

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