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2010, Vol.10, No.2

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    An analysis of domestic oriental medicine study tendency on obesity - Focused on domestic academic journal since 2006 -

    박병윤 | SONG YUN KYUNG | Lim Hyung Ho | 2010, 10(2) | pp.1~16 | number of Cited : 9
    Abstract
    Objectives Obesity is one of the most important health problem in modern society and constant studies are still in progress domestically without the effective treatment so far. The objective of this study is to analyze the recent trend of the studies about obesity in oriental medicine and to provide background for further studies. Methods All of the articles in the journal of 'Korean oriental association for study of obesity' were collected published after 2006. Search were conducted through 'http://oasis.kiom.re.kr' and the journal of 'the Korean academy of oriental rehabilitation medicine'(January 2006~October 2010) with the search word "obesity". Collected articles were classified into clinical study, experimental study, literary study, case report. Results Total 177 articles were analysed. The number of studies were increasing until 2008 and went down afterwards. According to the classification by the type of study, percentage of clinical study took 45.2%, experimental study took 31.6%, literary study took 14.7%, case report took 8.5%. Conclusion Domestic clinical studies and experimental studies are conducted more focused on the treatment and diagnosis of obesity. Future study on the obesity should be focused on the prevention in the aspect of public health and social cost.
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    Effects of I-razin in Overweight Children

    조유정 | EUNJOO KIM | 양유정 and 1other persons | 2010, 10(2) | pp.17~25 | number of Cited : 3
    Abstract
    Objectives This study was performed to figure out the effects of I-razin in overweight children without any exercise or specific diet. Methods Twenty-eight children those who were diagnosed overweight have been recruited. They were randomly assigned treatment or control group under block randomization. Treatment group were treated with I-razin for 8 weeks, and control group were treated with placebo medication under same conditions. Anthropometry, fat computed tomography and blood test have been done before and after the treatment. Results Eleven subjects in treatment group and seventeen in control group were evaluated. BMI, waist circumference, glucose, total cholesterol, and triglyceride were decreased in the treatment group. And reduction of BMI, glucose, and triglyceride in the treatment group were greater than control group. But there was no statistically significance. No side effects have been notice during the study period and no adverse effect on liver has been observed. Conclusion This study could not demonstrate effect of I-razin compared with control group. However, treatment group has a tendency of weight loss without side effect. Additional studies with large population are thought to be necessary to clarify the effect of I-razin.
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    Self-esteem and anxiety of obese children

    조유정 | EUNJOO KIM | 조재흥 and 2other persons | 2010, 10(2) | pp.27~39 | number of Cited : 5
    Abstract
    Objectives This study was performed to figure out relations of self-esteem, anxiety and the other factors related with obesity in obese children. Methods Forty-two children(21 boys and 21 girls) those who were diagnosed obesity have been recruited. To assess psychological factors, Self-esteem inventory(SEI), Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale(RCMAS), International Physical Activity Questionnaires(IPAQ), Korean Eating Attitudes Test(KEAT-26) and Children's Depression Inventory(CDI) were administered. Behavioral characteristics were also analyzed. Results Self-esteem(SEI) had significant positive relationship with physical activity(IPAQ) and sleeping time. Self-esteem had significant negative relationship with anxiety(RCMAS), eating disorder(KEAT-26) and watching TV time. Anxiety had significant positive relationship with eating disorder(KEAT-26) and watching TV time, and negative relationship with physical activity(IPAQ) and sleeping time. All of participants seemed to be having depressive tendency. Conclusion Self-esteem and anxiety were significantly related. And eating disorder, physical activity, sleeping time and watching tv also affected to the self-esteem and anxiety of obese children.
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    The Suggestion on the Herbal Bathing and the Pinda Manual Therapy with Herbs for Obesity Patients according to Sasang Constitutions.

    최은주 | Yoo Jun Sang | Cha Yun Yeop | 2010, 10(2) | pp.41~49 | number of Cited : 3
    Abstract
    Objectives This study is to suggest the herbal bathing and the manual therapy with herbs for obesity patients according to the Sasang constitutional medicine. Methods In this study, first, we found the books, web sites and papers about bathing. And also we classified the herbs those are used each therapy according to the Sasang constitutional medicine theory. Results and Conclusions:We make good used of salts, sulfur or herbal agents inserted into a bath, when we are bathing. And we knew that "The Pinda manual therapy" is a therapy with medical herbs in the West. The Pinda manual therapy is a fomentation therapy with wrapped in cloth and steamed medical herbs. According to Sasang constitutional right to bath in each prescription were as follows. Taeeumin: Taeeumin Galgeunhaegi-tang. / Soyangin: Soyangin Hyeongbangpaedok-san. / Soeumin: Gunggwihyangso-san, Soeumin Kwakhyangjeonggi-san. / Taeyangin: Ogapijangchuk-tang. And also, by Sasang constitution, applicable herbs to the Pinda therapy were as follows. Taeeumin: Seokchangpo, Wonji, Gobon, Gamguk, Sokdan, Wiryeongseon.. / Soyangin: Hyeonggae, Bangpung, Bakha, Ganghwal, Dokhwal. / Soeumin: Kwakhyang, Soyeop, Danggwi, Cheongung, Sesin, Jinpi. / Taeyangin: Ogapi, Mokgwa, Nogeun, Gyomaek. It will be need to more study for effective clinical applications.