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A Case Study of Soyangin Patient with Restless Legs Syndrome Treated with Hyeongbangsabaeksan
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A Case Study of Soyangin Patient with Restless Legs Syndrome Treated with Hyeongbangsabaeksan
Kim, Jin-Young; Lee, Ji-Won; Oh, Hye-Won; Lee, Jun-Hee; Lee, Eui-Ju; Koh, Byung-Hee;
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 Abstract
Objectives The aim of this study was to report an improvement on the symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) after using Hyeongbangsabaeksan.Methods The patient was diagnosed with Soyangin Soyang-sangpung Symptomatology and treated with Hyeongbangsabaeksan. The patient`s subjective symptoms of pain on the lower limb and discomfort in sleeping were observed using the Numerical Rating Scale(NRS) and Visual Analogue Scale(VAS) respectively during the treatment period. And other specific symptoms of RLS were assessed once per week for a total of three times with Korean Versions of the International Restless Legs Scale.Results and Conclusions The pain on the patient`s lower limb decreased from NRS 4 to NRS 0 after one week of treatment. And discomfort in sleeping decreased from VAS 5.5 to VAS 0 after one week of treatment. Furthermore, the score of Korean Versions of the International Restless Legs Scale decreased from 40 to 5 after two weeks of treatment. In conclusion, this study shows that Sasang Constitutional Medicine can be an effective treatment for Soyangin patient with Restless Legs Syndrome as Soyangin Soyang-sangpung Symptomatology.
 Keywords
Restless Legs Syndrome;Sleep Disorder;Hyeongbangsabaeksan;
 Language
Korean
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