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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part D (2022)

Effect of aerobic exercise on pain and quality of life in women with primary dysmenorrhea

Author(s)
Krishna C Gohil and Bosky M Mehta
Abstract
Introduction: Primary dysmenorrhea is a pain full menstruation without any pelvic pathology, and that’s the most common health problem among women of reproductive age. Primary dysmenorrhea described as painful cramps during menstruation that leads absenteeism and affect the QOL, its associated with restriction of activity and absence from routine activity. The objectives are to find out effectiveness of aerobic exercise on reducing pain and improving of quality of life in women with primary dysmenorrhea, and if there is possibility then what can be the adequate duration of aerobic training to be effective.Purpose of Study: The aim of the study to find out effect of Aerobic Exercise on pain and QOL in women with primary dysmenorrhea.Methodology: Article from different search engines like PubMed, Research Gate, Google Scholar are being reviewed. Articles from previous 5 years, those which are available in full text and published in English language are included.Result: Article showed positive effect of aerobic exercise in reducing pain which was assessed through Premenstrual syndrome scale, visual analogue scale, short form McGill pain questionnaire, numerical pain rating scale, and QOL also improved which was also assessed through QOL- 12 item short form health survey, quality of life enjoyment & satisfaction questionnaire – short form (Q-LES-Q-SF), Moo’s menstrual distress questionnaire, short form of international physical activity questionnaire.Conclusion: The study concluded that 6 to 8 ±2 weeks of aerobic exercise is effective in reducing pain and improving QOL in women with primary dysmenorrhea. There are very few recent evidences supporting the topic hence more researches should be conducted.
Pages: 256-258  |  45 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Krishna C Gohil, Bosky M Mehta. Effect of aerobic exercise on pain and quality of life in women with primary dysmenorrhea. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(6):256-258. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2022.v8.i6d.9864
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