Friday, 18 August 2017

Alternative Therapy: Yoga, The Best Technique in Reduced Menstrual Cramp and Distress in Primary Dysmenorrhea

Kyle J. Norton (Scholar, Master of Nutrients, All right reserved)
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Attending yoga practice may ameliorate menstrual cramps and menstrual distress in women with primary dysmenorrhea, a 2016 study by respectable institute suggested.

Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) is a condition of severe uterine pain during menstruation. Some women may experience periodic pains during or prior to, or after menstrual periods in the lower abdomen as resulting of over production of certain hormones in the prostaglandins family.

Yoga, the accident technique practice for harmonized external and internal body well being, through breath control, meditation, bodily movement and gesture..... has been well known for people in Western world and some parts in Asia due to health benefits reported by various respectable institutes' research and supported by health advocates.

According to the joint study lead by the Department of Nursing, Kongyang University, women with primary dysmenorrhea engaged in a yoga program for 60 minutes once a week for 12 weeks, showed a significant reduction of menstrual pain and menstrual distress during and after the class.

In a total of 40 randomly selected undergraduate nursing students, with 20 each assigned to an exercise or a control group, a yoga program consisted of physical exercise combined with relaxation and meditation, for 60 minutes once a week for 12 weeks, improved a better pain score in comparison to control.

Others in the compared efficacy of three yoga poses (cobra, cat and fish poses) in reduced severity and duration of primary dysmenorrhea, suggested that all poses showed a significant difference in the pain intensity and pain duration in the post-tests compared with the pretest,(P < 0.05) but compared with the control group, yoga experimental group scores a significant improvement in the pain intensity and pain duration in the three menstrual cycles.

Importantly and promisingly, Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University, Yoga Nidra intervention duration was 35-40 minutes/day, five times/week for 6 months not only reduced pain and distress in women with primary, but also reduced significant other forms of menstrual irregularity through modulating hormone expression.

In fact, in a total 150 subjects with menstrual irregularities; 126 of whom completed the protocol. yoga participants showed a decreased significantly thyroid-stimulating hormone (p<0.002), follicle-stimulating hormone (p<0.02), luteinizing hormone (p<0.001), and prolactin (p<0.02) compared control group.

Taking together, yoga therapy have a positively strong effect in reduced menstrual cramp and distress
in primary dysmenorrhea through the influence of hormones production.

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(1) Effects of a Yoga Program on Menstrual Cramps and Menstrual Distress in Undergraduate Students with Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Single-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial by Yang NY1, Kim SD2.(PubMed)
(2) Effect of three yoga poses (cobra, cat and fish poses) in women with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized clinical trial by Rakhshaee Z1.(PubMed)
(3) Impact of Yoga Nidra on menstrual abnormalities in females of reproductive age by Rani M1, Singh U, Agrawal GG, Natu SM, Kala S, Ghildiyal A, Srivastava N.(PubMed)

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