A Case Report of Asthma Patient with Pneumonia Improved by Buteyko Breathing Technique and Korean Medical Treatment

폐렴을 동반한 천식 환자에서 Buteyko Breathing Technique과 한방치료를 병행하여 호전된 증례

  • Park, Jeong-ha (Department of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Oh, Deuk-ju (Department of Oriental Internal Medicine, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Park, Su-jeong (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital)
  • 박정하 (나사렛한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 오득주 (나사렛한방병원 한방내과) ;
  • 박수정 (나사렛한방병원 침구의학과)
  • Received : 2015.06.16
  • Accepted : 2015.07.07
  • Published : 2015.07.31


Objectives The objective of this study si to report clinical effect of korean medical treatments and Buteyko breathing technique for asthma patient with pneumonia. Methods The patient was treated by korean medical treatment including acupunture, moxibustion, herbal medication and Buteyko breathing technique. The improvement of clinical symptoms was observed by visual checking and X-ray, Pulmonary Function Test that index include TV, FVC, FEV1. Results After treatments, the patient was improved in visual checking and X-ray on chest, TV, FVC, FEV1. Conclusions We suggest that korean medical treatment and Buteyko breathing technique could be an effective method to improve the asthma patient with pneumonia.


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