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A Case Study of Constipation in a Chronic Kidney Disease Soyang Patient Treated with Hyeongbangjihwang-tanggamibang

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2023, 35(4), pp.72-85
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Received : October 7, 2023
  • Accepted : November 10, 2023
  • Published : December 31, 2023

Sang Woo Park 1 Won Kyoung Moon 1 Mi Hye Kwon 1 Eui Ju Lee 2

1경희대학교 한방병원 사상체질과 전문수련의
2경희대학교 한방병원 사상체질과 교수

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ABSTRACT

Objectives This study was aimed to report a significant improvement of a CKD patient’s constipation, diagnosed as ‘Soyang type yin depletion pattern’ based on Sasang constitutional medicine. Methods The patient had treatment with Sasang constitutional medicine. The treatment was executed three times everyday from January 6th to February 21st of 2023. Clinical improvement was evaluated with Bristol Stool Form Scale, the number of defecation per week, average stool weight per day, the degree of abdominal discomfort and abdomen x-ray. Results The symptoms of constipation, abdominal discomfort, appetite and delirium were improved. Conclusion After the treatment with Sasang constitutional medicine, constipation, abdominal discomfort, appetite, delirium and the general condition of the patient also had improved.

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