Effects of aromatherapy on dysmenorrhea: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Effects of aromatherapy on dysmenorrhea: A systematic review and meta-analysis ObjectiveMenstrual pain is not a disease, but it is a problem that periodically makes women uncomfortable during menstrual cycles. There has been a continuing effort to alleviate menstrual cramps in the medical field. Aromatherapy, one of the alternative complementary therapies, has been used as a way to alleviate menstrual cramps, but there is still little evidence of how to use it. Therefore, in this study, we tried to find and provide the evidence of relieving effects of menstrual cramps. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier

Effects of aromatherapy on dysmenorrhea: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0020-7489
eISSN
1873-491X
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.01.016
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Abstract

ObjectiveMenstrual pain is not a disease, but it is a problem that periodically makes women uncomfortable during menstrual cycles. There has been a continuing effort to alleviate menstrual cramps in the medical field. Aromatherapy, one of the alternative complementary therapies, has been used as a way to alleviate menstrual cramps, but there is still little evidence of how to use it. Therefore, in this study, we tried to find and provide the evidence of relieving effects of menstrual cramps.

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International Journal of Nursing StudiesElsevier

Published: Aug 1, 2018

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