Published by Misasa Medical Center, Okayama University Medical School
Published by Misasa Medical Center, Okayama University Medical School

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岡大三朝分院研究報告 (63号-72号) 環境病態研報告 (57号-62号)
岡山大学温泉研究所報告 (5号-56号) 放射能泉研究所報告 (1号-4号)

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Action mechanisms of complex spa therapy on bronchial asthma. 2. Effects on endocrine-autonomic nerve system and psychological factors

御舩 尚志 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
光延 文裕 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
保崎 泰弘 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
芦田 耕三 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
横田 聡 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
柘野 浩史 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
竹内 一昭 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
名和 由一郎 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
谷崎 勝朗 岡山大学医学部附属病院三朝分院内科
斎藤 勝剛 土肥病院内科
抄録
Actions of spa therapy on endocrine-autonomic nerve system and psychological factors were analyzed in patients with bronchial asthma. In endocrine function, serum levels of cortisol and ACTH tended to increase after spa therapy. In autonomic nerve system, decrease in concentrations of serum adrenalin and noradrenalin was observed after spa therapy, and the difference between the initial levels before spa therapy and the levels after the therapy was significant in serum levels of adrenalin. However, serum levels of substance P and Bradykinin were not affected by spa therapy. To evaluate the action of spa therapy on mental condition in patients with asthma, four kinds of psychological tests, CMI, SDS, CAl and SD, were carried out. Improvement of mental disorders in patients with asthma is observed after spa therapy in all psychological tests. These results suggest that spa therapy acts effectively on endocrine-autonomic nerve system and improve psychological conditions.
キーワード
Bronchial asthma (気管支喘息)
Spa therapy (温泉療法)
Endocrine-autonomic nerve system (内分泌・自律神経系)
Psychological disorders (心的要素)
ISSN
0918-7839
NCID
AN10430852