Objective : The purpose of this paper is to report the improvement of patient with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome(CFS) treated by herb medication based on Shanghanlun disease pattern identification diagnostic system.
Methods : According to ‘Disease Pattern Identification Diagnostic System based on Shanghanlun Provisions’, the patient was diagnosed with Eumyangyeokchahunobok-byung, number 393 provision, and took Jisilchija-tang herb medication for 75days. The changing symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome was estimated by QOL-CFS(Chalder Fatigue Scale) and VAS(Visual Analogue Scale).
Results : The QOL-CFS changed 21 to 8 and VAS changed 10 to 1.
Conclusions : It is existing theory that Eumyangyeokchahunobok-byung is caused by ‘having too much sex relation’. But the author diagnosed Eumyangyeokchahunobok-byung as ‘Symptoms worsen when awaken at night, and sleep at day caused by poor sleep pattern’ according to the palaeography about shanghanlun, and got a good results.
KeyWords : Jisilchija-tang, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Shanghanlun, Disease Pattern