Objective : The purpose of this paper is to report the improvement of patient with hyperhidrosis 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 Taeyang-byung Kyeolhyung number 156 provision, and took Oryeong-san herb medication 15days. The result of administration was evaluated by Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Scale (HDSS) and Visual Analog Scale (VAS).
Results : After administration of Oryeong-san 15days, based on 156 provision of Oryeong-san seclected according to Shanghanlun provisions, Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Scale (HDSS) was decreased from 4 to 2 and Visual Analog Scale (VAS) was decreased from 10 to 2.
Conclusions : The patient’s hyperhidrosis improved. This case report suggests that the word ‘遂’ on the 153-156 provisions of Shanghanlun be a direct emotional cause of hyperhidrosis in this case.
KeyWords : Hyperhidrosis, Oryeong-san(五苓散), Kyeolhyung(結胸), Shanghanlun, Herbal medicine