Improvement of Functional Dyspepsia with a Herniated Intervertebral Disk through Korean Medical Treatment: A Case Report

Eun-je Oh, Mu-jin Park, Woo-sub Song, Joo-hee Oh, Gun-hee Bae, Soo-kyeong Lee, Dong-jin Jang
2022 The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine  
Objective: This study investigated the efficacy of using Korean medical treatments on a patient with functional dyspepsia.Methods: A 61-year-old female patient with functional dyspepsia and C/L-spine HIVD was treated with herbal medicine (<i>Gamihyangsayukgunja-tang</i>), acupuncture, pharmacopuncture, chuna manual therapy, and cupping therapy for 18 days. The treatment effects on the functional dyspepsia were evaluated using the Numerical Rating Scale score, Gastrointestinal Symptom Score, and
more » ... Bristol Stool Scale results.Results: Following treatment, the patient showed decreases on the Numerical Rating Scale and Gastrointestinal Symptom Score and improvement on the Bristol Stool Scale.Conclusions: Korean medical treatment improved the condition of a patient with functional dyspepsia.
doi:10.22246/jikm.2022.43.5.809 fatcat:hrvyk6ktencbfp6mpsoje6ulcu