International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023

Effects of Yoga Therapy on Adolescent Girls with Primary Dysmenorrhea

Dr. Pratiksha Kulkarni | Dr. Bhagyashri Sonawadekar

Abstract: Primary dysmenorrhea means painful menstruation in absence of any specific pelvic diseases. Prevalence of Dysmenorrhea is high during adolescence. Menstruation is natural and physiological event that occurs in woman?s life. It is the stage of transformation from childhood to womanhood. In the present study mean age of the subjects in the group A and group B was 15.2 ? 0.91 years and 16.8 ? 1.03 years respectively.30 unmarried girls of age 1418 years with primary dysmenorrhea were included in this study. They were randomly divided into two groups Group A and Group B. Group A was treated with yoga postures. Group B subjects were not given any intervention. But they were given exercise pamphlets and were asked to continue their daily fitness regime. Group A showed significant improvement in VAS score after treatment. It concludes that yoga therapy is effective in reducing pain in Primary Dysmenorrhea.

Keywords: Primary, Dysmenorrhea, Adolescent Girls

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 461 - 464

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