Objective : This case report aims to demonstrate the effect of Herbal medicine on menopausal syndrome.
Methods : A 54 years woman suffered from menopausal syndrome with hot flush, insomnia and dyspepsia. According to Diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions, the patient was diagnosed with Taeyang-byung and treated by Sosiho-tang decoction at first. But the next time the patient visited, she was treated by Oryeong-san decoction. The result of administrations were evaluated by Kupperman`s index(KI), Menopause rating scale(MRS).
Results : After administration of Sosiho-tang decoction for 35 days, KI was decreased from 50 to 19, MRS was decreased from 9 to 4. But her chronic dyspepsia wasn`t getting better. So the KMD prescribed Oryeong-san decoction. After administration of Oryeong-san decoction for 14 days, KI was decreased from 19 to 0, MRS was decreased from 4 to 1. And her chronic dyspepsia was functionally improved.
Conclusions : The patient completely recovered from menopausal syndrome and dyspepsia as treated by Sosiho-tang decoction and Oryeong-san decoction according to Diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions.
KeyWords : Menopausal syndrome, Oryeong-san(五苓散), Sosiho-tang(小柴胡湯), Diagnostic system based on Shang-hanlun provisions.