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Fibromyalgia syndrome treatment by Acupuncture and Chinese herbs


Fibromyalgia syndrome treatment by Acupuncture and Chinese herbs.

Lecturer: Dr. Fengli Yao
Date: 17 & 18 September 2022
Registration deadline: 16 September 2022 5pm
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Break: 13:00 – 14:00
Location: Amsterdam
Language: English (EN)
Type: Physical & Online
Minimum participants: 15
Admission: € 200,-
Accreditations: NVA (ATK), NVTCG Zhong (14NAP’s Cat.1)



Prof. Fengli YaoFibromyalgia syndrome is mainly painful muscle and joints pain which closely related with weather changes. It means cold, wet weather make patients suffer more painful syndromes. Most patients are usually ruling out other rheumatoid disorders. In most cases the blood tests are normal. Pain killers are effective but cannot solve problems, eventually patients stop the pain killers due to their side effects. Most fibromyalgia patients are female usually older than 30 years old. However, we can see some patients are younger age. They have severe fatigue, joint pain especially in the shoulders, hips and legs. Some patients have digestive symptoms. Some clients also report depression and sleep disorders.

Spleen Qi deficiency, Kidney deficiency and wind cold damp invasion are major patterns of fibromyalgia.


Acupuncture treatment to relieve pain, calm down mind, improve sleep, easy emotion, promote Qi and blood stagnation.

Herbal medicine can tonify Spleen and kidney Qi, relieve pain and keep patients stable.

For more information and mechanism how TCM can help these patient will be explained in this weekend seminar.

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