• Corpus ID: 18696559


  author={Usha Nag and Madhavi Kodali},
  journal={International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences},
  • U. NagM. Kodali
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Objectives: The objective of the study is to analyze the effect of yoga and meditation as alternative therapy for primary dysmenorrhea in young students and its outcome on school absenteeism. Materials and Methods: 113 medical students, unmarried girls from Dr. Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Medical college with primary dysmenorrhoea were randomly assigned to study (n = 60) and control group (n = 53). Semi structured questionnaire and the Numerical rating scale for pain were administered on all the… 

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Effect of Integrated Yoga Protocol on Dysmenorrhea among women aged 16-40 years-An open labeled comparative clinical study

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Yoga and Quality of Life in Women with Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Systematic Review

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The Effectiveness of Yoga and Chamomile Tea on Sleep Quality in Adolescents Experiencing Dysmenorrhea

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Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Efficacy of Iyengar Yoga Therapy on Chronic Low Back Pain

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Prevalence and impact of dysmenorrhea on Hispanic female adolescents.

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Problems Related to Menstruation and Their Effect on Daily Routine of Students of a Medical College in Delhi, India

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