Absent-mindedness according to Chinese Medicine

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What is absent-mindedness?

Absent-mindedness is when someone has inattentive or forgetful behavior. It is characterized by a low level of attention ("blanking" or "zoning out") and being easily and frequently distracted from the task at hand.

What causes absent-mindedness according to TCM?

There are 5 patterns of disharmony in our database that are associated with absent-mindedness. TCM sees our body (and mind) as a holistic system in which health issues stem from imbalances, known as "patterns of disharmony". These patterns can manifest in a wide range of symptoms and illnesses, such as absent-mindedness here.

For more details on the underlying causes and patterns behind absent-mindedness, refer to this comprehensive page on the subject.

Herbal formulas used in TCM for absent-mindedness

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Individual herbs used in TCM for absent-mindedness

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Acupuncture and acupressure points for absent-mindedness

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TCM dietary and lifestyle recommendations that might help with absent-mindedness

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