Effectiveness of Ginger Powder versus Regular Yoga Practices on the Selected Symptoms of Primary Dysmenorrhea among Adolescent GirlsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2022-02-05
Authors : S. Kalaivani; Sukhda Sharma;
Page : 817-827
Keywords : Adolescents; Dysmenorrhea; Yoga;
WHO defines "Adolescents' as people within the 10-19 years age group. There are approximately three hundred and fifty million youngsters comprising about 22% of the population in the countries of the South-East Asia vicinity. Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecological problem among females and it is defined as cramping ache in the lower abdomen occurring just before or during menstruation. Menstrual symptoms are a broad collection of affective and somatic concerns that occur around the time of menses. The effect and importance of dysmenorrhea is very wide, therefore managing the problem is important. The main objective of the study is to compare the effectiveness of ginger powder v/s regular yoga practices on primary dysmenorrhea among adolescent girls in experimental group I & II. Evaluative approach is used in this study. Non-equivalent two group pretest posttest design used in this study. Adolescent girls with primary dysmenorrhea who are in age group of 12-17 years studying in 7th to 12th standard in selected schools of Gonda district. This study implies that in experimental group I there was only 3 (12%) samples had mild pain from moderate and severe pain level after intervention with ginger powder, but in experimental group II there was 18 (72%) samples had mild pain from moderate and severe pain level after intervention with yoga. It shows the effectiveness of regular yoga practices is higher than the effectiveness of ginger powder.
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