Objective : The purpose of this paper is to report the improvement of a patient who had a postpartum disease treated with herb medication based on Shanghanlun provisions.
Methods : According to ‘Disease Pattern Identification Diagnostic System based on
Shanghanlun Provisions’, the patient was diagnosed with TaeYang-byung, number 12 provision, and was administered herb medication for 4 months. Visual Analogue Scale(VAS) was used to estimate the patient's status.
Results : The VAS changed 10 to 0. These results suggest that cold pain and weakness in the legs have improved.
Conclusions : The patient had an experience of miscarriage 3 times and finally got a baby but with postpartum disease. She treated with the herb medication for 4 months and the outcome was found effective and economical due to the diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions.
KeyWords : Key words : Gyeji-tang, Postpartum disease, Shanghanlun, Disease Pattern Identification Diagnostic System.