Comparative Study of Acupuncture–Moxibustion and Transcranial Micro-Current Stimulation in Therapy of Altitude Hypoxia Headache and Insomnia

  • Yongsheng Chen
  • Dalong GuoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 576)


Objective Comparison of the influence of acupuncture–moxibustion (AM) and transcranial micro-current stimulation (TMCS) on altitude hypoxia headache and insomnia. Methods Eighty military persons suffering headache and insomnia (40 were divided into plain group or control group, 20 of 40 were divided into AM control group, and the others were divided into TMCS control group; 40 were divided into altitude group, 20 of 40 were divided into altitude AM group, and the others were divided into altitude TMCS group) were cured by AM and TMCS technology, respectively. Treatment effect was compared to each other. Results The effecient were 75% by using TMCS to reduce headache and insomnia in altitude, that in using AM were 70%, which effect of this two technology were no significant change. Conclusions The same as AM, TMCS can effectively reduce hypoxia headache and insomnia residing altitude for a long time and provide a useful tool and methodology for altitude military medical service.


Altitude Transcranial micro-current stimulation Acupuncture–moxibustion Hypoxia Headache Insomnia Cerebral function Military medical service 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Air Force Medical Center, PLABeijingChina

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