Traditional Chinese medicine

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TMC) is a health care approach that incorporates the practices of acupuncture, tai chi, massage, and Chinese herbal products to maintain and manage health.[1][2]

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  1. "Traditional Chinese Medicine: What You Need To Know". NCCIH. Apr 1, 2009. Retrieved Oct 29, 2019. 
  2. "What Is Traditional Chinese Medicine?". WebMD. Retrieved Oct 29, 2019. 
  3. Chen, Rui; Moriya, Junji; Yamakawa, Jun-ichi; Takahashi, Takashi; Kanda, Tsugiyasu (2010). "Traditional Chinese Medicine for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 7 (1): 3–10. doi:10.1093/ecam/nen017. ISSN 1741-427X. PMID 18955323. 
  4. Ogawa, R.; Toyama, S.; Matsumoto, H. (November 1992), "[Chronic fatigue syndrome--cases in the Kanebo Memorial Hospital]", Nihon Rinsho. Japanese Journal of Clinical Medicine, 50 (11): 2648–2652, ISSN 0047-1852, PMID 1337561 
  5. Tian, Liang; Wang, Jinhai; Luo, Chenglin; Sun, Runjie; Zhang, Xinghua; Yuan, Bo; Du, Xiao-zheng (November 2015), "[Moxibustion at Gaohuang (BL 43) for chronic fatigue syndrome: a randomized controlled trial]", Zhongguo Zhen Jiu = Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion, 35 (11): 1127–1130, ISSN 0255-2930, PMID 26939325 

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

randomized controlled trial (RCT) - A trial in which participants are randomly assigned to two groups, with one group receiving the treatment being studied and a control or comparison group receiving a sham treatment, placebo, or comparison treatment.

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