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Fatigue syndrome, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, was once described as "Yuppies cold", which is a special manifestation of sub-health. It is a syndrome characterized by persistent or recurrent severe fatigue, which is often accompanied by a variety of physical and neurological symptoms such as memory loss, headache, sore throat, arthralgia, sleep disturbance, and depression.

Chronic fatigue syndrome has at least four of the following symptoms:

1. Mild fever

2. Lymph node pain

3. Frequent headaches

4. Muscle weakness

5. Muscle pain

6. Often sore throat

7. Sleep well

8. Migratory joint pain

9. Long-term fatigue after exercise

10. Have the following neurological or psychological problems: mental confusion, forgetfulness, irritability, irritability, depression, sensitivity to bright light, and inability to concentrate.

11. These symptoms started suddenly.

Clinicians often misdiagnose it as neurasthenia, menopausal syndrome, endocrine disorders, neurosis, etc., delaying treatment.

Shiatsu therapy

Pressing League points can enhance immunity and lung function. This is confined to the radial side of the forearm, and the creases on the wrist are two fingers wide, press tightly for 1 minute, and then repeat on the other arm.

Pressing the sea of qi can increase the body's energy reserves. Gradually press deeply with your index finger until you feel resistance. And lasts for 1 minute.

To relieve muscle pain, you can press Hegu with your left finger for 1 minute with your right thumb. It is confined between the thumb and index finger of the left hand and then repeated on the right hand. Do not apply if you are pregnant.

Pressing Zusanli can enhance immunity and increase body vitality. This can be found on the outside of the 4 finger broad bones under the patella. You can verify this by flexing a muscle to bulge up. Press with your thumb for one minute.

Mind and body treatment

Stress can make the fatigue associated with chronic fatigue syndrome worse. It can also weaken your immune system, which makes it more difficult for you to recover from the disease. Various relaxation techniques such as meditation, biofeedback, and guided imagination are all beneficial to alleviating this mental stress.


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Yuan Ping, Liang Boheng. Epidemiological characteristics of chronic fatigue syndrome. "CNKI", 2003

Wang Tianfang, Liu Yanfeng, Yang Weiyi, etc. Clinical study of Xiaopi Yishen Oral Liquid in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. "CNKI", 1999

Zhu Yihui, Liang Fanrong, Cheng Cisong, etc. A randomized controlled study of electroacupuncture at Shenshu and Zusanli in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. "CNKI; WanFang", 2008

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