CFS and contemporary Chinese medicine


Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an increasingly common diagnosis in China, and articles on its treatment appear frequently in Chinese medical journals.

Click here for detailed summaries of three recently published articles on the treatment of CFS using Chinese herbal medicine.

The philosophy underpinning the Chinese approach is explained, treatment recipes are listed, and outcomes stated, in this fascinating snapshot of an altogether different treatment paradigm from the one that most Westerners are used to.

NB Contemporary Chinese medicine (CCM) is a new descriptive phrase for the approach used by healers who practise acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and tui na (manipulation), without being immersed in the academics and time constraints of the ancient
traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).


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First Published in June 2008

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