Prevalence of menstrual pain in relation to the reproductive life history of women from the Mayan rural community.

@article{Pawowski2004PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of menstrual pain in relation to the reproductive life history of women from the Mayan rural community.},
  author={Bogusław Pawłowski},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of menstrual pain in Western societies is relatively high and has been shown to be related to many factors (e.g. age, menarche age, parity, menstrual cycle regularity, cigarette smoking, dietary habits). However, less data are available for traditional societies, within which there are, presumably, not as many potentially disturbing factors that could influence menstrual symptoms as in Western societies. AIM The study seeks to determine the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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