Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases by Acupuncture Based on Autophagy
Liu Tongyu1 ,Yin Hongn2 ,Yang Tiansong3,Sun Zhongren
(1.Heilongjiang university of traditional chinese medicine,harbin 150040,heilongjiang,china. 2.Second affiliated hospital of heilongjiang university of chinese medicine,harbin 150001,heilongjiang,china;3.Frist affiliated hospital of heilongjiang university of chinese medicine,harbin 150001,heilongjiang,china.)
Abstract: autophagy is the orchestrated bulk degradation of damaged organells ,misfolded or aggregated proteins.it is an intracellular recycling system that functions during basal conditions in organelle and protein quality control.loss of basal autophagy in the central nervous system is closely related to agerelated neurodegeneration .The effect of acupuncture on many diseases ,as pd,has been verified,as a natural non-toxic side effect therapy.This has important significance for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and the mechanism of acupuncture. The effect of acupuncture on neurodegenerative diseases and the regulation of autophagy will be discussed in this article.