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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 8, Issue 2, Part E (2022)

Dysmenorrhea in adolescence-biophysical and bio-chemical integrative understanding

Dysmenorrhea in adolescence-biophysical and bio-chemical integrative understanding

Author(s)
Dr. Bishnupriya Mohanty, Manjusha Patil and Sangram Keshari Das
Abstract
It is estimated that more than half of all the women in adolescence age suffer from dysmenorrhea and it interferes with their daily emotional and physical aspects. Hence it is the leading cause of school absenteeism. Dysmenorrhea is an important health problem of adolescents in school as well as health practitioners. The main aim of this study is to measure the prevalence of dysmenorrhea, access the impacts of dysmenorrhea and self management strategies. A cross sectional study was done from 5th October 2021 to 18th October 2021 on female college going students across Goa.More than 2/3rd of the respondents were medical students and remaining were non- medical students. The prevalence of dysmenorrhea was 74.2%. These students had pain whereas 25.8% didn't experience pain. About more than 50% reported that they don't have any family history of dysmenorrhea. About 28.6% reported pain 1 or 3 days before menstruation, 54% onset of menstruation pain starts, 15.9% no pain and remaining pain is 4 to 7 days before menstruation. About 50.8% have cramps, 31.7% have dull pain, remaining have radiating cramps, leg pain, back pain etc. Most of them 39.7% say pain gets relieved on 3rd day, 31.7% say on 2nd day, 9.5% on onset of menstruation and remaining once bleeding stops, 2 hours of menstruation. About 63.5% have lower abdomen pain, 15.9% back pain, 9.5% whole abdomen pain and remaining calf, back of thigh, leg pain. About 87.3% students don't take any medications and 12.7% take medications.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Bishnupriya Mohanty, Manjusha Patil, Sangram Keshari Das. Dysmenorrhea in adolescence-biophysical and bio-chemical integrative understanding. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(2):310-314.
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