Dysmenorrhea in adolescent population

Authors

  • N. K. Silina Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the NAM S of Ukraine,

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18370/2309-4117.2015.24.45-47

Keywords:

adolescence girls, dysmenorrhea, primary dysmenorrhea, secondary dysmenorrhea

Abstract

To study the frequency of problems related to menstruation in adolescent girls in urban region of Ukraine. Study includes 532 adolescent girls in the age group 15–17 years who had had menarche for at least one year at the time of study.

It was detected that almost 20% of girls have irregular menstruation. Dysmenorrhea occurs in almost 62% of cases, harmonious development at age 15–17 years had less than 50% of girls.

So general practitioners, pediatricians, adolescent gynecologists should be more active in diagnosis of dysmenorrhea at adolescence girl. One of the main preventive measures for adolescence girl’s management of dysmenorrhea is lifestyle modification, smoking cessation and exercises.

Author Biography

N. K. Silina, Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the NAM S of Ukraine

PhD, senior researcher, Department of Medical and Psycho-Social Problems of Family Health

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Published

2015-12-01

How to Cite

Silina, N. K. (2015). Dysmenorrhea in adolescent population. REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, (24), 45–47. https://doi.org/10.18370/2309-4117.2015.24.45-47

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Gynecology

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