Mrs. A. A.
A woman had been suffering from asthma for ten years. The shortness of breath was usually the worst at night. Persistent feeling of cold was worse during cold weather. Tightness in the chest and no sputum. The diagnosis established that the Defensive Qi of the Lung and the Kidney was low. Acupuncture and herbal treatment were used. Before the treatment started, the patient used an inhaler twice a day (100mg in the morning and 200mg in the evening), after 4 weeks of treatment the inhaler was taken once a day (200mg, in the evening). After seven weeks of treatment, a 100mg dosage was used once a day. After ten weeks of treatment, the use of inhaler was no longer needed.