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Cold and spleen-qi deficiency patterns in Korean medicine are associated with low resting metabolic rate

Body Composition Assessment
S Mun et al.
Used Parameters : BW, FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Korea

Journal : Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Background. Korean medicine (KM) patterns such as cold, heat, deficiency, and excess patterns have been associated with alterations of resting metabolic rate (RMR). However, the association of KM patterns with accurately measured body metabolic rate has not been investigated. Methods. Data on cold (CP), heat (HP), spleen-qi deficiency (SQDP), and kidney deficiency (KDP) patterns were extracted by a factor analysis of symptoms experienced by 954 participants. A multiple regression analysis was conducted to determine …
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