Archive for the ‘Alternative Medicine’ Category

Fibromyalgia and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Part 2

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Dampness and fatigue are hallmarks of spleen qi deficiency in TCM. The lung and kidney are also involved with the management and transformation of fluids in TCM, so there is often problems in these areas as well. There are frequently complicating factors in the patterns of disharmony involved with fibromyalgia. (more…)

Fibromyalgia and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Part 1

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Sufferers of fibromyalgia know what it is, but for those who don’t, fibromyalgia is a chronic, painful, non-articular (not related to the joint) condition that predominantly involves the muscles, and is the most common cause of widespread musculoskeletal pain (Copenhagen Declaration).