Volume : 09, Issue : 09, September – 2022
21.PREVALENCE OF PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA IN SAUDI ARABIA- A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Dr Jawharah Ali Alzebidi, Shaden Ali Almohaimeed , Ghada Ayad Alharbi , Noor Ali Almahasneh, Yasmeen Faraj Alshammari , Renad Mutlaq Alhanaki , Sara Abdulla Al-Turaiki, Sahab muslam altuwaylib
Background: Menstruation is a significant occurrence in a woman’s life. Many young females who are menstruating experience irregular cycles, heavy bleeding , and painful menstruation. Painful menstruation, or dysmenorrhea as a medical term , is a common gynaecological issue among females, particularly adolescents ones.
Objectives: This study aims to summarize current estimations of the prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea and to observe the factors related to dysmenorrhea in Saudi Arabia.
Methods: For article selection, the PubMed database and EBSCO Information Services were used. All eligible articles relevant with our topic were used in our review. Other articles that were not eligible to this review were excluded. The data was extracted in a specific format that was reviewed by the group members.
Conclusion: Primary dysmenorrhea is a common symptom in females of reproductive age that may go undiagnosed or undertreated due to factors ranging from social environmental to cultural. The prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea in Saudi Arabia ranging between 60.9%- 93.3%, lowest in Jeddah and highest in Najran which is higher than most reported figures world-wide.
Keywords: dysmenorrhea, menstrual cycle, Saudi Arabia
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Please cite this article in Jawharah Ali Alzebidi et al, Prevalence Of Primary Dysmenorrhea In Saudi Arabia, A Systematic Review., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2022; 09(9).
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