Every month, many women suffer from menstrual cramps, but few know what causes them, which is an issue in and of itself 1. Dysmenorrhea is the leading cause of chronic short-term school absences in teenage girls1,2,3,4,5 and a common issue in reproductive-age women5,6. In reality, it is estimated that each year, over 600 million hours of work are lost due to dysmenorrhea5. Dymenorrhea is a common ailment among women that can cause severe physical and emotional pain as well as life disturbance. Women, on the other hand, do not seek clinical help in order to relieve this condition7. Menstrual pain is referred to as dysmenorrhea. It is the most common menstrual condition among females. More than half of menstruating women experience pain for 1-2 days per month. For women of reproductive age, it is a very common and often disabling disease. In reproductive-age women, the prevalence ranges from 16 to 91 percent8.
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Veena Rajput. An Overview on Dysmenorrhea. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):381-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00089
Veena Rajput. An Overview on Dysmenorrhea. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):381-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00089 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-31
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