What is Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines

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Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient practice involving alternative treatments such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, and exercise to balance the body's vital energy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 2 1
Difficulty walking 1 2
Fatigue 1 0
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0
Hirsutism (excessive hair growth) 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Dosage Patients
2 hr monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 3
Did not seem to work 2
See all 4 patients who've stopped using Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Duration

Currently using Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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