Different individuals may experience different symptoms, including:

  • Having unusual beliefs: seeing, hearing, sensing things that are not there
  • Dampness or phlegm presenting in the chest, throat, or skin
  • Muttering inexplicably, indifferent expression 
  • Wanting to be alone with closed doors all day long, avoiding family and friends
  • On and off appetite, can go without food for days without complaining of hunger
  • A liking for burnt foods
  • Not wanting to take clothes off or sewing clothes to stay tightly on the body
  • Dementia or forgetfulness accompanied by mental depression