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  • Brain Functional Network Improved by Magnetic Stimulation at Acupoints during Mental Fatigue  [iCBBE 2016]
  • DOI: 10.4236/jbise.2016.910B009   PP.65 - 70
  • Author(s)
  • Shuo Yang, Na Ai, Yanyun Qiao, Lei Wang, Hongli Yu, Guizhi Xu
  • To investigate the effects of magnetic stimulation at acupoints on brain functional network during mental fatigue, magnetic stimulation was applied to stimulate SHENMEN (HT7), HEGU (LI4) and LAOGONG (PC8) acupoint in this paper. The brain functional networks of normal state, mental fatigue state and stimulated state were constructed and the characteristic parameters were comparatively studied based on the complex network theory. The results showed that the connection of the network was enhanced by stimulating the HT7, LI4 and PC8 acupoint. In conclusion, magnetic stimulation at acupoints can effectively relieve mental fatigue.
  • Magnetic Stimulation, Acupoint, Electroencephalograph (EEG), Mental Fatigue, Brain Functional Network
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