Past Issue

Volume 9, Supplement 1, Summer 2015 (Presented at 16th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 10th Royan Nursing and Midwifery Seminar) Pages: 109-109

Pnm-6: The Primary Dysmenorrhea and Complementary Medicine in Iran: A Systematic Review


Background
Many women experience primary dysmenorrhea, and to get away from it, they resort to natural remedies and alternative medicine. Health care providers should help women to make a decision based on the evidence in relation with IRAN alternative treatments available and equipped to high quality information to reduce severity of pain during the menstrual cycle.
Materials and methods
Electronic searching through Medline, Sid, Irandoc, Magiran, Journals of herbal drugs and sports sciences was performed. Moreover, through internet search engines (e.g. Google and Yahoo), randomized clinical trials of herbal and complementary medicine for dysmenorrhea in Iran were identified. The bibliographies of articles and students' theses were searched and evaluated. 24 clinical trial article alternatives that are associated with primary dysmenorrhea were studied.
Results
The data effectively means that exercise, acupressure, acupuncture, relaxation, vibration and heat, thyme, chamomile tea, Hypericum perforatum, platyloba, fennel, ginger, dill, celery, saffron, anise, lemon balm flower Maryam, valerian, mint extract, pure honey on pain of primary dysmenorrhea protection.
Conclusion
The data effectively means that exercise, acupressure, acupuncture, relaxation, vibration and heat, thyme, chamomile tea, Hypericum perforatum, platyloba, fennel, ginger, dill, celery, saffron, anise,lemon balm flower Maryam , valerian, mint extract, pure honey on pain of primary dysmenorrhea protection.