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TableĀ 1 Comparison of TCM and Western medicine in the treatment of diseases

From: SWOT analysis and revelation in traditional Chinese medicine internationalization

Subjects Characteristics
TCM Based on the traditional Chinese medicine theory
Symptoms and root causes are treated simultaneously
Only less adverse side effects
TCM works slowly and requires a long course of treatment
Western medicine Based on the Western medicine theory
The treatments are partial
Produce some adverse side effects
Western medicine works quickly