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Thunder-Fire Moxibustion Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on Shenque Acupoint: a Randomized Controlled Trial

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02964533
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2016 by Haili Luo, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 16, 2016
Last Update Posted : November 16, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Haili Luo, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine

Brief Summary:
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a group of syndrome and is prevalent in adult. Thunder-fire moxibustion is a commentary therapy belonged to acupuncture therapy. To evaluate the effect and safety of thunder-fire moxibustion therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome, we apply a randomized controlled trial by recruiting chronic fatigue syndrome patient as subject, applying thunder-fire moxibustion on shenque acupoint contrasted to common moxa-stick moxibustion, taking fatigue rating scale score, the content of CD3+、CD4+、CD8+、CD4+/CD8+ as evaluation indexes. The treatment time is 20-30 minutes per session, 3-4 times a week, there are totally 15 sessions.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Other: thunder-fire moxibustion therapy Other: common moxa-stick moxibustion Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Thunder-Fire Moxibustion Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on Shenque Acupoint: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : November 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: TFM
thunder-fire moxibustion therapy
Other: thunder-fire moxibustion therapy
burn moxa stick and heat shenque acupoint

Active Comparator: MSM
common moxa-stick moxibustion therapy
Other: common moxa-stick moxibustion
burn moxa stick and heat shenque acupoint




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. fatigue rating scale score [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. content of peripheral t-lymphocyte subsets [ Time Frame: 3 minutes ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1.Clinical diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome, 2.Age between 18 to 65 years old. 3.Must be able to accept moxibustion treatment 4.Never receive any treatment or has suspended treatment over 2 weeks 5.Patients with good adherence, signed informed consent by themselves

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 1.Other primary disease caused by chronic fatigue 2.Pregnancy or breast-feeding women. 3.Merge in other serious diseases, such as severe damage in heart, liver, kidney ,lung or mental illness 4.Has took durg for insomnia treatment 5.Has received acupuncture,massage for chronic fatigue syndrome treatment 6.Suffered from infectious disease

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Contacts
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Contact: Haili Luo 13825017002 839601539@qq.com

Locations
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China, Guangdong
The Second Clinical Medical College of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine Recruiting
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 510120
Contact: haili luo    13825017002    839601539@qq.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Haili Luo Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Publications:
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Responsible Party: Haili Luo, Director, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02964533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20161120
First Posted: November 16, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic
Syndrome
Fatigue
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Virus Diseases
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Encephalomyelitis
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases