dysmenorrhea


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In recent decades, science has shown that dysmenorrhea results from an imbalance in prostaglandins, which are substances produced throughout the body that control contraction and relaxation of smooth muscles (such as the uterus, the strongest muscle in the body) and many other functions.
Dysmenorrhea can be partially explained by increased prostaglandin production resulting in increased uterine contractions and cramping pain.
A majority of texts describe the use of herbal medicine for the treatment of endometriosis-associated symptoms of dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia.
4) In a recent review of 73 randomized controlled trials, the effectiveness of NSAIDs in the treatment of dysmenorrhea was confirmed.
Dysmenorrhea caused heavy impact on performance of the girls in academics, sports and also on social responsibilities and 28.
Dysmenorrhea among adolescent girls-symptoms experienced during menstruation.
The severity of dysmenorrhea was scored by the "Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)".
The inclusion criteria were: those who had primary dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain without pelvic pathology), agreed not to take any rescue medication for their cramps, had regular menstrual cycles, had no other health problems, and consumed not more than one serving per week of fish.
The participants were selected through VAS Questionnaire and the use of purposeful and availability sampling form among 18-28 year old females with a history of primary dysmenorrhea who were willing to participate in the study.
The prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea has been reported to range from 42 to 95% in different countries (8-11).
Primary dysmenorrhea usually begins within the first six-to-twelve months after menarche when a regular ovulatory cycle has been established (5).
Objectives: Dysmenorrhea is a common problem among female adolescents.
PAIN AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF ADOLESCENTS WITH PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA IN TBILISI, GEORGIA, 2008.
Primary dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecologic complaint.
Dysmenorrhea in Thai adolescents: prevalence, impact and knowledge of treatment.