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Department of Clinical Research of Korean Medicine
Today, patients with respiratory diseases and allergy increase due to dry and heat environment which are resulted from global warming, industrialization, air pollution, smoking, environmental destruction, and increase in various stimulus. As society is more conscious about these problems, researches on these subjects become more active.
1) Education of theory and clinical application of respiratory diseases
2) Research activities of respiratory disease diagnosis and clinical application
3) Researches on diagnosis and clinical application of allergic reaction
4) Researches on diagnosis and clinical application of immune related disease
5) Life nurturing, dietary instruction, East - West medical cooperation researches on allergic, respiratory, and immune related disorders.
1) Respiratory area : All kinds of respiratory diseases (common cold, pulmonary diseases, bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis, emphysema, and lung cancer), and pain in the chestB
2) Area related to lungs : qi diseases, phlegm retained fluid, and area related to vocal sound and sweat
3) Allergy and immune diseases : asthma, rhinitis, and food and skin allergy
4) Special clinics : We have asthma and hyperhidrosis clinics. We also have counsel center for diseases caused by phlegm retained fluid and prevention of common cold.

① Asthma Clinic
We treat and study prevention of all kinds of diseases with respiratory distress. We are well-known for effectiveness of our treatment of chronic cough, asthma and particularly bronchial asthma. Also, not only effectiveness of traditional Korean medical treatment but also care on these areas are widely acknowledged.
Among respiratory diseases, bronchial asthma is the most painful one. In the past, patients with asthma were mostly in their old age but now, many young patients with asthma are observed which indicates that asthma's age of onset is becoming younger.
Concurrent application of acupuncture, electric-acupuncture, herbal-acupuncture and moxibustion depending on the physical attributes, deficiency and excessiveness have proven to be quite effective. In addition, the usage of bronchial inhalants to treat acute cases is being researched.
For traditional Korean medicinal treatment, we follow yin-tonifying, lung moistening, dispelling phlegm and relieving panting protocol.
We also use different medicinal for different asthma stage. When symptoms first appear, we use dispelling phlegm and reducing the lung formular and when symptoms become calm, we use boosting qi and tonifying the spleen formular. Before symptoms appear, we use formular that tonifies the kidney to promote qi absorption.
For prevention, avoidance of stimulus that can irritate repiratory tract is required. Also, common cold can cause asthma attack and make asthma symptoms worse therefore, patients need to get treatment as soon as possible.

② Hyperhidrosis clinic
When people exercise or are under hot weather, anyone can feel perspiration. However, if perspiration is excess or excess in particular area, it may cause serious problem in daily life.
In traditional Korean medicine, all normal fluids in human body are called fluid and humor. Fluid and humor is essential element and called differently depending on their position in body. They are called sweat on skin, blood in flesh, essence in kidney, saliva in oral cavity and tears in eyes. According to five viscera function and weather condition, fluid and humor regulate yin and yang to maintain healthy body condition, that is, depending on weather condition, fluid and humor can be discharged out of body in the form of either urine or sweat to regulate body's yin and yang.
In traditional Korean medicine, perspiration functions as not only body temperature regulator but also indicator that shows internal organs' pathological condition, disease progress and prognosis of human's life and death. Perspiration is one of traditional Korean medicinal method to treat diseases, but if it is excess or deficient, it is considered pathological state.
Treatment normally includes removal of the root cause. And herbal medicine, acupuncture an moxibustion are highly effective when they are applied based on deficiency and excessiveness of the disorder, harmony of the body's yin-yang, and physical attributes.

③ Aroma therapy clinic
Aroma therapy involves usage of balm that is extracted from plants to prevent and treat diseases by massage, bathing and inhalation methods. In oriental medical records, 《Sanhaegyung》says bringing balm can prevent contagious disease and in 《Joongjanggyung》, bringing balm can prevent and treat disease. We apply aroma therapy and various traditional Korean medical treatment to treat common cold, asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis and particularly various acute and chronic respiratory diseases by using inhaler.
1) Acknowledgement of traditional Korean medical treatment of respiratory diseases.
2) Acknowledgement of traditional Korean medical treatment and prevention of allergy
3) Study and treatment of immune diseases
4) Continuous study of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of new area of interests
5) Development of new medical form to achieve diversity of treatment
We conduct document study, clinical study and clinical trial about allergy, immune diseases, lung cancer, and common respiratory diseases. Especially for allergy and respiratory disease, we play leading role in traditional Korean medical society.

1) Effectiveness of traditional Korean medicine on allergy and asthma
-Effect of 'Gamichungsangbohatang' on secretion of asthma related cytokine
-Clinical effect of AF-365 on asthma
-Effect of traditional Korean medicine on respiration and respiratory tissue of patients with asthma
-Effect of traditional Korean medicine on asthma related cytokine

2) Effectiveness of traditional Korean medicine on lung tumor
- Effect of traditional Korean medicine on proliferation and death of lung cancer cells
- Effect of traditional Korean medicine to Sarcoma-180 on anti-cancer effect and immune reaction

3) Research of treatment methods (traditional Korean medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion) on patients with respiratory failure
Through international knowledge interchange, we published many papers and researches that brought international interests on traditional Korean medicine. We are particularly well-known for chronic respiratory diseases, allergy and immune diseases. Through development of new medical methods we participate in international and national public health. We treat and study prevention of all kinds of diseases with respiratory distress. We are well-known for effectiveness of our treatment of chronic cough, asthma and particularly bronchial asthma. Also, not only effectiveness of traditional Korean medical treatment but also care on these areas are widely acknowledged.