Qi deficiency

Qi deficiency is a common TCM syndrome that is due to insufficient qi. It is caused by either exhausting one’s levels of qi by over exertion or by not replenishing one’s qi enough. The manifestations of qi deficiency are sallow complexion, apathy and lethargy and a low and weak voice. Qi deficiency may be in general or in a specific area such as a deficiency of heart-qi or a deficiency of spleen-qi etc.