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The Cross-sectional Study on Characteristics between Soyangin Heat-related Diarrhea Accompanied by Headache and Soyangin Cold-related Diarrhea Accompanied by Abdominal Pain
The Cross-sectional Study on Characteristics between Soyangin Heat-related Diarrhea Accompanied by Headache and Soyangin Cold-related Diarrhea Accompanied by Abdominal Pain
Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine. 2011. Jun, 23(2): 240-253
  • Published : June 30, 2011
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Park, Yu-Gyeong
Hong, Hae-Jin
Kim, Yun-Hee
Hwang, Min-Woo

Abstract
1. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to survey the Original symptoms(����) of Soyangin's and to compare the tendency of their symptoms between Soyangin Heat-related diarrhea accompanied by headache(��������������) and Soyangin Cold-related diarrhea accompanied by abdominal pain(��������������). 2. Methods: We recruited 56 Soyangin subjects in the Korean Medicine clinic and researched their original symptoms. Subjects were diagnosed by the Sasang Constitutional specialists and Sasang Constitutional Medication. Subjects were two groups, confirmed to Soyangin Heat-related diarrhea accompanied by headache and Soyangin Cold-related diarrhea accompanied by abdominal pain. All subjects answered the questionnaire about their Original symptoms. We found the differences between 2 groups using the Independent-Samples T-test. Analysis was conducted using SPSS 12.0 for Korean. 3. Results and Conclusions: In Original symptoms, Tendency of overeating(p=0.01), Condition of digestion(p=0.04), Perspiration after exercise (p=0.02), Usual perspiration(p=0.00), Tiredness after perspiration(p=0.05) Cold intolerance on extremities(p=0.04), General edema(p=0.01) etc. are different between 2 groups. We found the differences of heat and cold in symptoms between two Soyangin syndromes.
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