Dietary supplements for dysmenorrhoea.

@article{Pattanittum2016DietarySF,
  title={Dietary supplements for dysmenorrhoea.},
  author={P. Pattanittum and N. Kunyanone and J. Brown and U. Sangkomkamhang and J. Barnes and Vahid Seyfoddin and J. Marjoribanks},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD002124
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dysmenorrhoea refers to painful menstrual cramps and is a common gynaecological complaint. Conventional treatments include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), which both reduce myometrial activity (contractions of the uterus). A suggested alternative approach is dietary supplements. We used the term 'dietary supplement' to include herbs or other botanical, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and amino acids. We excluded traditional Chinese… Expand
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