Volume 24, Issue 155 (5-2017)                   RJMS 2017, 24(155): 57-65 | Back to browse issues page

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Shakiba S, Shojaeizadeh D, Sadeghi R, Azam K, Kia F. The impact of nutritional education on improving the nutritional behavior reduces the severity of menstrual pain therapy personnel in Imam Khomeini hospital. RJMS. 2017; 24 (155) :57-65
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4108-en.html
Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran , shojae5@yahoo.com
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Background: Dysmenorrhea implies to the unusual feeling of pain in the lower abdomen during menstruation which can cause the person to stop her daily activities. This study aimed to determine the impact of nutritional style modification on reducing the severity of menstrual pain in female health personnel of Imam Khomeini hospital.

Methods: In this interventional study, after interviewing 120 employed people, 50 individuals with an average age of 31.48±5.08 (22-45 years) entered the study.

Test information was gathered through a questionnaire, multidimensional scale to determine the degree of menstrual pain, visual form and registration checklist that registered pain severity of dysmenorrheal. The nutritional education program, along with visual form was given to the participants to complete each month and the registration checklist of dysmenorrhea to complete at the end of the intervention.After 3 months, data was collected and analyzed using spss software version 19, descriptive test, paired T-test and anova repeated measure test. P<0.05 was considered as significant level.

Results: Nutritional education intervention, made a significant reduction in the average severity of menstrual pain in participants (p<0.001). Complications of dysmenorrhea after the intervention showed a significant reduction (p<0.001).

Conclusion: Nutritional education intervention makes the promotion of nutritional behaviors and reduces dysmenorrhea in women. Therefore, with regard to its cost-effectiveness and efficiency, you can use it to reduce dysmenorrhea.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Gynecology

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