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Department of Clinical Research of Korean Medicine
We treat childhood and adolescent diseases including allergy, convulsive disorder and numbness through traditional Korean medical approach. We also instruct traditional Korean medical child care and life nurturing.

[ Kim Deong-Gon] [ Lee Jin-young] [ General practice]

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1) Convulsive Disorder Clinic
Disorders : Infant convulsive disorder, febrile convulsion, tetany, epilepsy and various diseases with convulsion

Professor : Kim Deong-Gon
2) Student's Health Clinic
Disorder : Student fatigue, weakness
Professor : Kim Deong-Gon, Lee Jin-Young
Practice schedule : Tue, Fri afternoon 4:307:00
Practice appointment : (02) 958 - 9121, Clinic : (02) 958-9167, 9168

3) Bronchial asthmaAllergic rhinitisAtopic dermatitis Clinic
Disorder : Bronchial asthmaAllergic rhinitisAtopic dermatitis
Professor : Kim Deong-Gon, Lee Jin-Young
Practice appointment : (02) 958 - 9621, Clinic : (02) 958 - 9167, 9168, 9170

4) Weak Children's clinic
Disorder : Child weakness
Professor : Kim Deong-Gon
Practice appointment : (02) 958 - 9621, Clinic : (02) 958 - 9167, 9168, 9170

5) Enuresis Clinic
Disorder : enuresis, noturia
Professor : Lee Jin-Young
Practice appointment : (02) 958 - 9621, Clinic : (02) 958 - 9167

6) Children's Growth Clinics
Disorder :Children's growth retardation
Professor : Kim Deong-Gon, Lee Jin-Young
Practice appointment : (02) 958 - 9621, Clinic : (02) 958 - 9170

1) Asthma
Bronchial asthma is a disease involving the respiratory system in which the airways occasionally constrict, become inflamed, and are lined with excessive amounts of mucus, often in response to one or more triggers. Sometimes patients with asthma may come across acute condition called asthma attack. However, in some individuals, asthma is characterized by chronic or intermittent respiratory impairment. Some or all of the following symptoms may be present in those with asthma: dyspnea, wheezing, stridor, coughing, a tightness and itching of the chest or an inability for physical exertion. Asthma attack involves shortness of breath (dyspnea) and either wheezing or stridor. some patients present primarily with coughing, and in the late stages of an attack, air motion may be so impaired that no wheezing may be heard. When present the cough may sometimes produce clear sputum. The onset may be sudden, with a sense of constriction in the chest, breathing becomes difficult, and wheezing occurs. In case of these situations, patients need emergency treatment. Children with asthma should avoid stimulants, cold wind and cold food. Also, they have to strengthen respiratory organs and resistance to common cold. In traditional Korean medicine, asthma is called wheezing and dyspnea (). In case of emergency, we use allopathic treatment and in normal times, our goal is to strengthen resistance to cold wind and cold food and change constitution of patients.

2) Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis occurs when antigens contact with nasal mucus membrane to provoke immune mechanism. As a result, rhinorrhea, sneezing and nose block may occur. Allergic rhinitis often occurs together with one or more of the following diseases : bronchi asthma, atopic dermatitis and allergic conjunctivitis. During infancy, milk is the most common cause of the disease and during childhood, inhalation of stimulants is the most common cause. Main signs are rhinorrhea with clear mucus, sneezing, itchiness in nose, presence of blood congestion, habit of clearing throat and change in color of infra-orbital (area under eyes) to bluish purple. In case there is symptoms, we use allopathic treatment but if there is no symptom, our goal is to strengthen resistance to cold wind and cold food and change constitution of patients.

3) Congenital Fever
Congenital fever is a common diseases with main symptoms of incrustation and eczema. Infancy eczema commonly starts at second month of birth but individual variation may present. Most infants' symptoms disappear within two years after the birth and infants can take foods those provoked eczema without any abnormal reaction. In traditional Korean medicine, congenital fever is called either congenital fever () or lichen () and commonly we use the term congenital fever. This term indicates that infants who have parents with allergic diseases are likely to have congenital fever. Treatment for congenital fever change depending the pattern of the disease. If it is dampness pattern, we use formula that eliminates dampness and cools the heat of the patients. If it is dry pattern, we use formula that tonifies blood and disperses the wind. However, due to dynamic change of symptoms of congenital fever, treatment should also be changing accordingly. If symptoms calm down, we use preventive measure that can strengthen resistance of the patients.

4) Convulsion
Child convulsion, which occurs to about 5% of children, is a symptom that often stuns parents. In childhood, there are many causes those can stimulate convulsion and because brain is in its development stage and it is structurally and functionally immature, convulsion is likely to occur. Causes for child convulsion under 6 month are damage from birth, abnormal development of brain, acute infection on central nerve system and etc.. It is helpful for diagnosis and prognosis to know duration, frequency and condition of convulsion. In traditional Korean medicine, the causes of convulsion are heat, phlegm, fright and wind. We use different medicine accordingly. Also, children with following symptoms are considered to have weak mind and should stay in calm state by avoiding stimulants those bring anxiety : fright, anxiety with out any causes, sleep disorder, noturia, many dreams while asleep, convulsion or crying after sudden awake. If necessary, usage of medication to strengthen mind activity may relieve symptoms but it is recommended that patients consult with traditional Korean medical specialist .

5) Enuresis
If children over five years old cannot control their urination, it is called enuresis. Enuresis is more common to male child and mostly disappears in puberty. Enuresis is also related to family history. If child cannot control urination from his birth, then it is called primary enuresis and if child cannot control urination suddenly, it is called secondary enuresis. Cure for secondary enuresis is easier than primary enuresis. Enuresis rarely become the cause of disease. Treatment varies depending on patients' situation. Normally, we restrict water intake after dinner and promote urination before sleeping. Also, rather than giving punishment for enuresis, giving praise for not urinating is recommended. In traditional Korean medicine, deficiency in kidney or bladder can cause enuresis but accurate diagnosis and treatment is required.

6) Growth retardation
Growth retardation refers to children whose growth rate is lower than average rate. Infant's height is normally 50cm at birth and grows about 20~20cm per year during his first two years. From second years to adolescent stage, children grow at the rate of 4~5 cm per year. At puberty stage, male growth rate is about 15~38 cm when he is 11~ 14 years old and female growth rate is about 12~25cm when she is 10~12 years old. About two years after puberty, both male and female stop growing. Growth hormone, insulin, adrenal cortical hormone, sex hormone and thyroid hormone affect growth of body and skeletal system. Therefore treatment of children with growth retardation should be taken before their puberty. Various reasons can cause growth retardation, including improper formation of cartilage innately, improper nutrition intake during fetus stage, disorder in nutrition absorption due to excessive emesis or diarrhea, chronic renal failure, cardiac valvular disease, childhood diabetes, deficiency of vitamin D, genetic inheritance, childhood diabetes, constitutional characteristic, stress from child abuse, parents' divorce, school violence, sleep disorder, anorexia and frequent respiratory infection. Traditional Korean medical care of children with growth retardation is proved to be effective clinically. The treatment maintains body balance, tonify immune system to prevent diseases, strengthen digestive system to tonify blood, qi and essence, and strengthen muscle and skeletal system.

7) Target symptoms of students clinic
Students tend to become weak physically or mentally due to lack of exercise, sleep and stress from heavy studying. However, although students complain about their body conditions, body examinations may show nothing. Students complain about various symptoms but most often, they complain about neuropsychiatry, respiratory, digestive system. Neuropsychiatry symptoms are decline in memory and attention, headache, heaviness, anxiety, sleep disorder, hyper perspiration, and palpitation. Respiratory system symptoms are frequent coughing, sneezing, sputum, nose block, and tonsillar hypertrophy. Digestive system symptoms include dyspepsia, abdomen cholic, diarrhea, constipation and anorexia.

These symptoms usually come together thus resulting in decline of students' attention as well as physical condition. Students need adequate exercise, sleep and intake of nutrition. Also, students need regular life style to maintain physical condition and healthy mental state. In traditional Korean medicine, neuropsychiatry, respiratory system, digestive system symptoms are categorized into heart system, lung system and spleen system accordingly. We thereby treat these symptoms differently depending their category. We use tonifying methods to promote attention and memory. When students' health condition is in low state, we strengthen immune system.