ATABC2015 | "Perspective of Chinese Medicine on stress and stress management"


Stress seems an inevitable part of our life, which is closely associated with our daily activities and environmental condition such as family, office, social contacts etc. Stress impacts our well-beings both physically and mentally.

According to the perspective of Chinese Medicine, stress affects the free flow of Qi within the body, resulting in stagnation, excessive internal Heat and poor Blood circulation. Excessive and prolonged stress may impede the delicate balance in our physical body and mind body and trigger diverse health problems.

The threshold of stress varies from person to person related to personal life experience, condition of health (physical and mind). Qigong, an ancient Chinese exercise combination of body, mind and respiration, may build up the stress threshold effectively and de-stress by promoting the Qi activities.

Acupuncture and herbal treatment as two of the common therapies of Chinese Medicine are applied in many countries as integrative approach on stress management.

Over de spreker

Weixiang Wang

About Me

PhD of Medicine, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

Guest Professor of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China

License practitioner of Chinese Medicine, the Netherlands

Academic Dean of Shenzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Amsterdam

Chairman of Dutch Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, NVTCG Zhong

Senior Academic Advisor of European Academy of Traditional Medical Science, EATMS

Representative to European TCM Associations, ETCMA

License doctor from National Health Ministry, China

Executive Member of European Association of TCM, ETCMA


PhD of Medicine from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China.

Scientific Research

Doctorate of medicine, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Therapeutic effect evaluationChinese Medicine, acupuncture on Fibromyalgia Syndrome, year 2001-2003

Masters’ study, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Clinical and laboratory study on Chronic

Atrophic Gastritis with Acupuncture, year 1994-1997

Work Experience

Dean of Shenzhou Open University of TCM, Amsterdam, year 2003 - present

Chairman of Dutch Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wageningen, year 2011 – present,

Ottobeuren Regional Hospital, Germany, year 2001-2002

Lecturer of The Second Clinical College of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing China, year 1989 -2003


Authored and co-authored over 10 books on Chinese Medicine including titles on acupuncture and moxibustion, Tuina therapy and medical Qigong in China.