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Nogier Reflex: Physiological and Experimental Results in Auricular Medicine–A New Hypothesis

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Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, and TCM Research Center Graz, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 39, EG19, 8036 Graz, Austria
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Acupunktur Zurich GmbH, Seefeldstrasse 283, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
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Medicines 2018, 5(4), 132; https://doi.org/10.3390/medicines5040132
Received: 10 December 2018 / Accepted: 10 December 2018 / Published: 12 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Auricular Medicine: Gateway to the Brain in Healing)
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Abstract

This editorial describes a new hypothesis concerning the nature and possible mechanisms of the Nogier reflex or reflex auriculo-cardiac (RAC; also vascular autonomic signal VAS). A multimodal concept for future RAC research is proposed. View Full-Text
Keywords: auricular medicine; auricular therapy; Nogier reflex; reflex auriculo-cardiac (RAC); vascular autonomic signal (VAS); new hypothesis; ear acupuncture; ear stimulation auricular medicine; auricular therapy; Nogier reflex; reflex auriculo-cardiac (RAC); vascular autonomic signal (VAS); new hypothesis; ear acupuncture; ear stimulation
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Litscher, G.; Yannacopoulos, T.; Kreisl, P. Nogier Reflex: Physiological and Experimental Results in Auricular Medicine–A New Hypothesis. Medicines 2018, 5, 132.

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