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The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine 2000;21(5): 739-745.
고혈압의 원인에 관한 문헌적 고찰
김지웅, 김영균, 권정남, 박지은
동의대학교 한의과대학 심계내과학교실
A Study on Cause of Hypertension between East and West medicine
Jee-Woong Kim, Young-Guen Kim, Jung-nam Kwon, Ji-Eun Park
Dept. of 2nd Internal Medicine, Collage of Oriental Medicine, Dongeui University
Correspondence  Jee-Woong Kim ,
  Published online: December 30, 2000.
ABSTRACT
xWe studied about the causes of hypertension in the occidental and oriental medical records and the results are as follows. 1. The causes of hypertension in oriental medicine can be divided into wind, fire, phlegm and deficiency of Qi in our body, and broadly into three categories as emotions in excess, improper diet and damages of endogenous etiological factors. 2. Hypertension is the disease of undermining of fundamental aspects while prevailing incidental aspects and liver, heart and kidneys are the organs mainly related to hypertension. 3. The main pathological factors of hypertension are as follows; the disorder of Yin and Yang makes the situation of the deficiency of the vital essence of kidneys and the exuberance of the vital essence of liver and they are the fundamentals to be taken hypertension and finally make the state of the deficiency of both Yin and Yang. 4. In the point of occidental medical view, the essential hypertension is a disease of unknown etiology and we think it occurs not on the only one factor but on the various factors and secondary hypertension occurs from the diseases of the substances and the vessels of kidneys
Key words: Hypertension, Heart disease
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