CFS and contemporary Chinese medicine

J. S.
June 2008
Foods Matter (USA);Jun2008, p15
The article discusses the use of contemporary Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The approach involves the practice of acupuncture and manipulation without being penetrated in the academics. Treatment options and their underlying results are published in various medical journals.


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