Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Treatment with TCM and Acupuncture

When treating chronic fatigue syndrome with acupuncture and TCM, the principle of replenishing qi and blood is used to regulate the functions of the organs and activate the meridians.

Chronic fatigue syndrome often occurs between the ages of 30 and 50, especially in women who not only feel tired but are also affected by various diseases. Chinese medicine believes that chronic fatigue syndrome is related to liver, spleen and kidney diseases, and therefore should be treated from different aspects.

How does TCM consider chronic fatigue syndrome?

The main cause of the occurrence and development of chronic fatigue syndrome is liver, spleen and/or kidney dysfunction. The Liver controls the tendons, can store blood and tolerates fatigue and motor function; the Kidneys are the basis of the Innate and store the Essence; the Spleen is the basis of the Acquired and control the transport and transformation of muscles . The principles of treatment with acupuncture and Chinese medicine are to replenish Qi and Blood, regulate the functions of the organs and activate the meridians, with emphasis on nourishing the Liver, Kidney and Spleen.

This has often shown success in the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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