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Ancient medical practices developed in Korea were researched and passed down by exchange with the nearby countries of China and Japan, which is today called Korean oriental medicine. Oriental medicine is a theory of analyzing visible symptoms. It is a theory in which the yin-yang theory and five elements theory was established by observing nature for a very long time and testing them on the human body. The treatment uses various methods including medicine, acupuncture and cupping to help restore the body’s normal state.
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Western Medicine Oriental Medicine
Stress changes of tissues and organs Stress relation of mental activity with Zang and Fu
Stress external factors such as infections and external injuries Stress internal factors such as irregular body functions
Chemical therapy, immune therapy, surgery Acupuncture therapy, cupping therapy, Oriental medicine, dietary therapy
Treatment on area of lesion Stress the increase of natural restoration abilities
Same treatment for same disease Different treatment for same disease according to individual person
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