Correlation among Heat and Cold, Life Style, Stress and Quality of Life for Adult Female with Constipation

성인 여성의 변비에 따른 한열(寒熱)증상, 생활습관, 스트레스, 삶의 질과의 관계

  • Received : 2014.07.08
  • Accepted : 2014.09.20
  • Published : 2014.09.28


Korean, and identified the correlation of a constipation with life style, heat and cold symptoms, stress and life quality of them. We also identified the relationships of the constipation with stress and life quality. A Survey was conducted from April 23, 2010 to October 25, 2010 for 464 women and the collected data was analyzed with computer software of SPSS 19.0. In the result, the constipation group appealed for cold stomach(p=.008), dyspepsia(p=.006), and tiredness(p=.001). more often than the normal group. The constipation group experienced Dreaming(p=.003), light sleeping(p=.007) and a trouble in sleeping(p=.001) more often, which impaired the quality of sleeping. Compared to the normal group, the constipation group also showed a tendency of high stress and low life quality. Based on the results, all the factors of heat and cold symptom, life style, stress and life quality should be considered when developing medications for the prevention and improvement of constipation.


Heat and Cold;Constipation;Life Style;Stress;Quality of Life


Grant : 증의 실질 규명 및 한의변증 분류기술 개발

Supported by : 한국한의학연구원, 한국연구재단


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