• Comparison of the effectiveness of fennel and mefenamic acid on pain intensity in dysmenorrhoea 

      مؤلف غير معروف (‏2006)‏
      A study in Kerman, Islamic Republic of Iran in 2002 compared the effectiveness of fennel and mefenamic acid on pain relief in primary dysmenorrhoea. Two groups of high-school girls [‏mean age 13 years]‏ suffering dysmenorrhoea were randomized to receive fennel extract [‏n = 55]‏ or mefenamic acid [‏n = 55]‏ for 2 months. In the fennel group, 80% of girls and in the mefenamic acid group, 73% of girls showed complete pain relief or pain decrease, while 80% in the fennel group and 62% in the mefenamic acid group no longer needed to rest. There was no ...
    • Effect of Clupeonella grimmi [‏anchovy/kilka]‏ fish oil on dysmenorrhoea 

      مؤلف غير معروف (‏2010)‏
      To examine whether dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids from Clupeonella grimmi can relieve symptoms of dysmenorrhoea, we carried out a cross-over clinical trial on 36 girls aged 18-22 years. They were randomly allocated into 2 groups of 18. Group A received 15 mL fish oil daily [‏550 mg eicosapentaenoic acid; 205 mg decosahexaenoic acid]‏ while Group B received placebo. After 3 months, the treatment regimens were swapped. The treatment groups reported a significant difference after 3 months of supplementation with fish oil [‏visual ...
    • Epidemiology of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent students in Mansoura, Egypt 

      مؤلف غير معروف (‏2005)‏
      To examine the prevalence, determinants, impact and treatment practices of dysmenorrhoea, we studied 664 female students in secondary schools in urban and rural areas. Data was collected through a self-administered questionnaire. About 75% of the students experienced dysmenorrhoea [‏mild 55.3%, moderate 30.0%, severe 14.8%]‏. Most did not seek medical advice although 34.7% treated themselves. Fatigue, headache, backache and dizziness were the commonest associated symptoms. No limitation of activities was reported by 47.4% of student with dysmenorrhoea, ...
    • Exploring dysmenorrhoea and menstrual experiences among Lebanese female adolescents 

      مؤلف غير معروف (‏2012)‏
      Data on menstrual experiences and their impact on quality of life among women in developing countries are scant. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent girls in Sidon city and suburbs, Lebanon, and to explore its possible relationship with menstrual experience. In a cross-sectional design, 389 post-menarcheal schoolgirls aged 13-19 years were selected using a cluster random sampling method. Of these 161 [‏41.4%]‏ were regularly or sometimes absent from school due to menstrual problems and 289 [‏74.3%]‏ ...