Accession Number:

AD0702680

Title:

EFFECT OF HIRUDOTHERAPY ON SOME INDICES OF BLOOD CAGULABILITY,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FORT DETRICK FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-02-09

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The authors observations confirm published data on the beneficial effect of leeches on patients with hypertension. Although arterial pressure drops after the leeches variably and slightly, sometimes only for a short period, nevertheless nearly all patients note a decrease of headache, cessation of tinnitus, improvement of sleep and mood. Thus, bdellotherapy has not lost its importance as a valuable auxiliary method of treating many diseases even at the present time. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE