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A Clinical Experience of Hypogeusia induced by Onion Juice
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A Clinical Experience of Hypogeusia induced by Onion Juice
Kang, Byung-Soo; Choi, Jeong-Hwa; Park, Soo-Yeon; Jung, Min-Yeong; Kim, Jong-Han;
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 Abstract
Objective : To find whether Herbal medicine(Chengsimyeunja-eum) and acupuncture can correct hypogeusia.Method : One patient with hypogeusia related to the effects of onion juice was selected. Herbal medicine(Chengsimyeunja-eum) was administered and acupuncture was applied for 30 times in 2 months. Taste function was evaluated by self report, the way to gustometry based on Visual Analogue Scale(VAS).Result : Chengsimyeunja-eum and acupuncture treatment improved taste after 2 months of treatment. Adverse effects were not reported.Conclusion : This study shows that the Korean medicine treatment was effective in improving hypogeusia related to the effect of onion juice.
 Keywords
Hypogeusia;Taste Disorder;Chengsimyeunja-eum;Health functional food;Onion juice;
 Language
Korean
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