Hot Spring Hydro Therapy Regulates Peripheral Leukocyte Together with Emotional Hormone and Receptor Positive Lymphocytes According to Each Constitution/Condition*

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Two primary defense systems develop in vertebrates, innate and adaptive. Despite those defense systems, the overwhelming problems of possessing this dual system, the innate or adoptive do not seem to guard or even prevent the development of one internal threat to survival, moreover sometimes direct to autoimmunity accompanying hypersensitivity. Further, every individual exposes to the risk of immunodeficiency in daily life with both internal and external stimuli. In this report, we tried to report the suitable menu for regulating the immune system modulate and discuss how we can compare and select each menu by evidence-based manner more than VAS. In a series of investigation, we have assessed the various health promoting menus such as hot spring hydrotherapy, acupuncture & moxibustion, light walking, independent to the western medicine. In this report, we try to summarize the regulatory effect of hot spring hydrotherapy as our representative menu under the influence of hypothalamus system. Their effects of elements were evaluated by the total number of peripheral leukocyte, its subsets, granulocyte and lymphocyte ratio, emotional hormones, receptor positive lymphoid cells. The regulative effects were confirmed also by other menu than hydrotherapy, acupuncture, walking etc. However, just by the simple comparison between the group before and after the hydrotherapy, we cannot exhibit the real regulatory effect by each menu. So we tried to show the effect by trying to indicate the constitution/condition dependent manner. Because the effect was not uniformly to each individual but it was dependent on each condition/constitution before the start of the menu. This is the one of the main proposes of this report for summaries that it is important to regulate the number and levels of each factor as ideal value. In other words, the regulation of each factor affected under the hypothalamus system is regulated with each constitution, under the influence of daily circumstances. The mode of regulation was the same in each menu, indicating that the higher leveler was down regulated and lower leveler was up regulated. Moreover, each vector of change was reversely correlated to the value of the day before. The other purpose of this study was designed to establish the regulatory effect of this hydrotherapy being not limited in the number of leukocyte in peripheral but in the emotional hormones. They were adrenaline and dopamine but not found another hormone for healthy individuals. Hot spring hydrotherapy for a short duration was expected to influence the immune system combining with hormone levels in the blood quantitatively. These hormones were evidenced by adrenalin and dopamine as well as adrenergic receptor positive lymphocytes. The final subject was to confirm and compare the effect of hot spring hydrotherapy and other menu. The reproducible effects were expressed by the linear slant and could compare each other with the value of slope. We tried to discuss the advantage and demerit, how we can compare each medicine with the peripheral leukocyte in number and function.

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Y. Kitada, K. Okamoto, T. Takei, X. Jia, R. Chen, N. Yamaguchi, M. Tsubokawa, W. Wu, T. Murayama and K. Kawakita, "Hot Spring Hydro Therapy Regulates Peripheral Leukocyte Together with Emotional Hormone and Receptor Positive Lymphocytes According to Each Constitution/Condition*," Open Journal of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 140-153. doi: 10.4236/ojra.2013.33022.

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