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The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine 2021;42(5): 1102-1108.
doi: https://doi.org/10.22246/jikm.2021.42.5.1102
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동의대학교 한의과대학 내과학교실
A Case Report of Essential Tremors Treated with Yeokhan-san
Da-jung Ha, Tae-young Huh, Sang-eun Park
Dept. of Korean Internal Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Eui University
Correspondence  Sang-eun Park ,Tel: 051-850-8752, Fax: 051-867-5162, Email: hanseul@demc.or.kr
Received: September 8, 2021,   Accepted: October 30, 2021,   Published online: October 30, 2021.
ABSTRACT
Objective:
This report describes the case of a patient with essential tremors of the mouth and hands, which were improved by Yeokhan-san treatment.

Methods:
To relieve the symptoms, Korean medicine treatments, including Yeokhan-san, Ohaeng-Hwa acupuncture, and electronic moxibustion, were performed. To evaluate the effects of the treatments, the visual analog scale and Fahn-Tolosa-Marin clinical rating scale for tremor were used.

Results:
After the treatment, the patient's clinical symptoms were improved. The visual analog scale score decreased from 10 to 2 for the hand tremor and from 10 to 1 for the mouth tremor. The Fahn-Tolosa-Marin tremor scores decreased from 3 to 1 for both the hand and mouth tremors.

Conclusions:
The present case suggests that Yeokhan-san and Ohaeng-Hwa acupuncture are effective for the treatment of essential tremor.
Key words: essential tremor, herbal medicine, Yeokhan-san, case report
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