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Acupuncture And Moxibustion Increase Testosterone Levels in Men

Partial androgen deficiency of the aging male (PADAM) is characterised by a deficiency in serum androgen levels.

Both electroacupuncture and mild moxibustion can raise serum testosterone levels in PADAM. Eelctric-acupuncture and moxibustion were administered at BL23 and CV4 acupuncture points for 8 weeks.

Both electric-acupuncture and mild moxibustion significantly increased serum TT and FT levels with moxibustion displaying superiority. P450scc, 17-HSD3 and SF-1 protein expression, and P450c17 and 3-HSD1 mRNA expression, were significantly increased and serum LH and FSH levels were significantly decreased.

Electroacupuncture and moxibustion at the BL23 and CV4 acupuncture points appear to be effective treatments for PADAM, and moxibustion displays superior efficacy to electroacupuncture.

References

Ren et al. (2016) Effects and mechanisms of acupuncture and moxibustion on reproductive endocrine function in male rats with partial androgen deficiency. Acupunct Med, 34:136-143 doi:10.1136/acupmed-2014-010734.

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