yin and yang

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yin and yang

The opposite but complementary principles of Chinese philosophy incorporated into traditional Chinese medicine. Yin is feminine, dark and negative, Yang masculine, bright and positive. Their interaction and balance is believed to maintain the harmony of the body.
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Comparison of mean (sd) constitutional subtype scores at baseline and after 6 months between treatment and control groups in four Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) constitutional subtypes of individuals TCM group n baseline 6 months constitutional mean (sd) mean (sd) subtype yang deficiency treatment 10 56.
fatigue, lethargy, weight gain, and cold intolerance) correspond to qi and yang deficiency and are treated accordingly.