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A Case Study on Obese Patient with Oligomenorrhea and Polycystic Ovary

  • Journal of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research
  • Abbr : J Korean Med Obes Res
  • 2008, 8(1), pp.101-108
  • Publisher : The Society of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

김동환 1

1경희대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

Objective The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of obesity management program with herbal medication(Changbudodamtanggamibang) on an obese female patient with oligomenorrhea resulted from polycystic ovary syndrome. Methods I applied herbal medication(Changbudodamtanggamibang), acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, electrolipolysis, low calorie diet, aerobic exercise, behavioral modification therapy and fumigation therapy to her. Results Her weight decreased from 64.3kg to 54.0kg, BMI from 26.4kg/m2 to 22.2kg/m2, PBF from 38.9% to 29.6%, and WHR from 0.89 to 0.82. Menstrual period was normalized from 60days to 34days. Conclusion These results provides an evidence that obesity management program with herbal medication(Changbudodamtanggamibang) is effective on oligomenorrhea of an obese female patient with polycystic ovary syndrome.

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