The effect of wearing sanitary napkins of different thicknesses on physiological and psychological responses in Muslim females

@inproceedings{Mohamed2014TheEO,
  title={The effect of wearing sanitary napkins of different thicknesses on physiological and psychological responses in Muslim females},
  author={Nazirah Gulam Mohamed and Nurdiana Z Abidin and Kim Sooi Law and Mika Abe and Megumi Suzuki and Ahmad Munir Che Muhamed and Rabindarjeet Singh},
  booktitle={Journal of Physiological Anthropology},
  year={2014}
}
Menstruation is associated with significant unpleasantness, and wearing a sanitary napkin (SN) during menses causes discomfort. In addition, many Muslim women use a thick type of SN during menses due to the religious requirement that even disposable SNs be washed before disposal. Therefore, the objective of this study was to measure the physiological and psychological responses to wearing SNs of different thicknesses during menstruation and non-menstruation phases at rest and during physical… CONTINUE READING

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