dysmenorrhoea


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dys·men·or·rhoe·a

 (dĭs-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of dysmenorrhea.
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dysmenorrhoea

(ˌdɪsmɛnəˈrɪə; dɪsˌmɛn-) or

dysmenorrhea

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) abnormally difficult or painful menstruation
[C19: from dys- + Greek mēn month + rhoiā a flowing ]
ˌdysmenorˈrhoeal, ˌdysmenorˈrheal adj
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dysmenorrhoea

dysmenorrhea (US) [ˌdɪsmenəˈrɪə] Ndismenorrea f
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dysmenorrhoea

nDysmenorrhö f
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This is a cross sectional descriptive study, conducted on 560 female medical students with the objectives to evaluate the menstrual characteristics, prevalence and severity of dysmenorrhoea and its effect on the quality of life, particularly absenteeism from college.
Dysmenorrhea (or dysmenorrhoea) translated from Greek means "difficult menstruation".
"By comparing women at different ages, it was possible to demonstrate the nfluence of COCs on the occurrence and severity of dysmenorrhoea, at the same time taking into account possible changes due to increasing age," Dr Lindh, who is also a registered nurse and midwife, said.
The role of exercise in managing women suffering from primary dysmenorrhoea has been controversial.
The funds have been raised to advance the development of Vantia's two clinical candidates, VA106483 for nocturia and VA111913 for dysmenorrhoea, both of which are in Phase II trials.
Besides preventing pregnancy, levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets have been found to help treat other female health conditions, including endometriosis, dysmenorrhoea (painful periods) and menorrhagia (heavy periods).
A traditional Chinese herbal medicine used to treat dysmenorrhoea among Taiwanese women.
Dysmenorrhoea is the medical name for period pains.
A systematic review of 122 studies was conducted to evaluate factors predisposing women to chronic and recurrent pelvic pain, of which 63 evaluated 54 risk factors for dysmenorrhoea, 19 evaluated 14 risk factors for dyspareunia and 40 evaluated 48 factors for non-cyclical pelvic pain.
It may not sound like a common problem, but dysmenorrhoea is period pains and is experienced by many women.
Research: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted on 278 teenage girls to assess the effects of vitamin E on those with primary dysmenorrhoea. The girls, 15-17 years old, were given 200 units of vitamin E or placebo twice daily, beginning two days before the expected start of menstruation and continuing through the first three days of bleeding.
Nimed is a drug for the treatment of pain associated with arthrosis, various transient pains, dysmenorrhoea and fever.