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A Clinical Case Report of Taeeumin Patient Diagnosed as Fibromyalgia with Headache and Dizziness

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2020, 32(4), pp.129-140
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2020.32.4.129
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Received : November 20, 2020
  • Accepted : November 30, 2020
  • Published : December 31, 2020

MinYoung Park 1 Min-jung Lee 1 HWANG MINWOO 2

1강동경희대학교병원 사상체질과
2경희대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives: This study aimed to report significant improvement of fibromyalgia patient who was diagnosed with 'Taeeumin esophagus-cold lung-dry symptomatology' based on Sasang Constitutional Medicine. Methods: The patient was treated with herbal medicine. To evaluate the results of this treatment, the patient assessed pain of Fibromyalgia by using the Numeral Rating Scale (NRS) and American College of Rheumatology Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria (ACR, 2010). Results: After 64 days of treatment, the NRS of pain reduced from 6 to 2. There was no difference before and after treatment with Widespread Pain Index 7, but Symptom Severity scale score decreased from 8 to 4. Headache, dizziness, and chilling symptoms were also improved. Conclusions: The patient showed a significant improvement of Fibromyalgia and accessory symptoms without any side effects, who was treated with herbal medicine.

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