International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023 | Rating: 5.1 / 10


A Cross Sectional Study on the Prevalence and Severity of Menopausal Symptoms in Post Menopausal Women

Dr. R. Padma Priya | Dr. N. Shanmugapriya | Dr. Susithra Saravanan | Dr. E. R. Hena Priyadharshini


Abstract: This study aims to investigate the prevalence and severity of menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women. The study was conducted at Government Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, A community based cross sectional study was conducted with a sample size of 200 postmenopausal women. Data were collected using a pretested semi structured questionnaire. The results showed a high prevalence of menopausal symptoms, with the most common being joint and muscular problems. However, most symptoms were mild and often not reported. The study concludes that better awareness and medical support can improve the quality of life during menopause.


Keywords: Menopause, Prevalence, Menopausal rating scale, Health related quality of life HRQoL scale, Postmenopausal women, Cross - sectional study, Menopausal symptoms


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,


Pages: 1969 - 1971


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