dysmenorrhea

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Summary: Painful menstruation.

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  1. ncbi Dysmenorrhea in adolescents and young adults: etiology and management
    Zeev Harel
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine Hasbro Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:363-71. 2006
  2. ncbi Systematic review of clinical trials of acupuncture-related therapies for primary dysmenorrhea
    Huan Yang
    School of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1114-22. 2008
  3. ncbi Combination treatment for menstrual migraine and dysmenorrhea using sumatriptan-naproxen: two randomized controlled trials
    Lisa K Mannix
    Headache Associates, West Chester, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:106-13. 2009
  4. ncbi Oral contraceptives and endometriosis: the past use of oral contraceptives for treating severe primary dysmenorrhea is associated with endometriosis, especially deep infiltrating endometriosis
    Charles Chapron
    Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique II and Reproductive Medicine, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Ouest, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 26:2028-35. 2011
  5. ncbi Dysmenorrhea
    Linda French
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:285-91. 2005
  6. ncbi Primary dysmenorrhea: advances in pathogenesis and management
    M Yusoff Dawood
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Physiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, 26508 9186, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:428-41. 2006
  7. ncbi Abnormal cerebral metabolism during menstrual pain in primary dysmenorrhea
    Cheng Hao Tu
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 47:28-35. 2009
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent students in Mansoura, Egypt
    A H el-Gilany
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Mansoura, Mansoura, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 11:155-63. 2005
  9. ncbi Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial
    Ming Chiu Ou
    Department of Applied Cosmetology, Hungkuang University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:817-22. 2012
  10. ncbi Dysmenorrhea in adolescents
    Zeev Harel
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Hasbro Children s Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1135:185-95. 2008

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  1. ncbi Dysmenorrhea in adolescents and young adults: etiology and management
    Zeev Harel
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine Hasbro Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:363-71. 2006
    b>Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecologic complaint among adolescent and young adult females...
  2. ncbi Systematic review of clinical trials of acupuncture-related therapies for primary dysmenorrhea
    Huan Yang
    School of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1114-22. 2008
    Acupuncture-related therapies might be an effective intervention for primary dysmenorrhea.
  3. ncbi Combination treatment for menstrual migraine and dysmenorrhea using sumatriptan-naproxen: two randomized controlled trials
    Lisa K Mannix
    Headache Associates, West Chester, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:106-13. 2009
    To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sumatriptan-naproxen during the mild pain phase of a single menstrual migraine attack associated with dysmenorrhea.
  4. ncbi Oral contraceptives and endometriosis: the past use of oral contraceptives for treating severe primary dysmenorrhea is associated with endometriosis, especially deep infiltrating endometriosis
    Charles Chapron
    Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique II and Reproductive Medicine, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Ouest, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 26:2028-35. 2011
    ..We therefore compared various characteristics of OC use and the surgical diagnosis of endometriosis histologically graded as superficial peritoneal endometriosis (SUP), ovarian endometrioma (OMA) or deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE)...
  5. ncbi Dysmenorrhea
    Linda French
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:285-91. 2005
    b>Dysmenorrhea is the leading cause of recurrent short-term school absence in adolescent girls and a common problem in women of reproductive age...
  6. ncbi Primary dysmenorrhea: advances in pathogenesis and management
    M Yusoff Dawood
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Physiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, 26508 9186, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:428-41. 2006
    Primary dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramps without any evident pathology to account for them, and it occurs in up to 50% of menstruating females and causes significant disruption in quality of life and absenteeism...
  7. ncbi Abnormal cerebral metabolism during menstrual pain in primary dysmenorrhea
    Cheng Hao Tu
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 47:28-35. 2009
    Primary dysmenorrhea (PDM, menstrual pain without pelvic abnormality) is the most common gynecological disorder for women in the reproductive age...
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent students in Mansoura, Egypt
    A H el-Gilany
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Mansoura, Mansoura, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 11:155-63. 2005
    ..4% of student with dysmenorrhoea, but this was significantly more reported by students with severe dysmenorrhoea. Significant predictors of dysmenorrhoea were older age, irregular or long cycle and heavy bleeding...
  9. ncbi Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial
    Ming Chiu Ou
    Department of Applied Cosmetology, Hungkuang University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:817-22. 2012
    This study assessed the effectiveness of blended essential oils on menstrual cramps for outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea and explored the analgesic ingredients in the essential oils.
  10. ncbi Dysmenorrhea in adolescents
    Zeev Harel
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Hasbro Children s Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1135:185-95. 2008
    b>Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecologic complaint among adolescent females. Dysmenorrhea in adolescents is usually primary, and is associated with normal ovulatory cycles and with no pelvic pathology...
  11. ncbi Pain and ovarian endometrioma recurrence after laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis: a long-term prospective study
    Maria Grazia Porpora
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Rome Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena, 324 00161 Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:716-21. 2010
    ..To identify prognostic factors for pain and endometrioma recurrence after complete laparoscopic excision of endometrioma(s)...
  12. pmc Prevalence of dysmenorrhea and its effect on quality of life among a group of female university students
    Alaettin Unsal
    Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Public Health Department, Meselik Eskisehir, Turkey
    Ups J Med Sci 115:138-45. 2010
    The objective was to evaluate the prevalence of dysmenorrhea and determine its effect on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among a group of female university students...
  13. pmc Valdecoxib for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. A randomized, double-blind comparison with placebo and naproxen
    Stephen E Daniels
    SCIREX Corporation, 3200 Red River, Suite 300, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:62-7. 2005
    To compare the analgesic efficacy of valdecoxib with placebo and naproxen sodium for relieving menstrual cramping and pain due to primary dysmenorrhea.
  14. ncbi Continuous low-level topical heat in the treatment of dysmenorrhea
    M D Akin
    Health Quest Therapy and Research Institute, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:343-9. 2001
    ..5 hours) compared with the unheated patch plus ibuprofen group (median 2.79 hours, P =.01). CONCLUSION: Continuous low-level topical heat therapy was as effective as ibuprofen for the treatment of dysmenorrhea.
  15. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and hormonal contraceptives for pain relief from dysmenorrhea: a review
    Hans Peter Zahradnik
    Clinic for Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Contraception 81:185-96. 2010
    This article is a comprehensive overview of dysmenorrhea and a systematic review of the available literature on the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and hormonal contraceptives for the therapy and management of ..
  16. ncbi Painful menstruation
    John Tzafettas
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 3:160-3. 2006
    ..Plasma levels of vasopressin appear to be higher in women with dysmenorrhea suggesting a possible aetiological role in the uterine prostaglandin synthesis...
  17. ncbi Dysmenorrhea and its severity are associated with increased uterine contractility and overexpression of oxytocin receptor (OTR) in women with symptomatic adenomyosis
    Sun Wei Guo
    Shanghai OB GYN Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Fertil Steril 99:231-40. 2013
    ..MSMCs) derived from uterine tissues from women with and without adenomyosis correlate OTR expression with uterine contractility and dysmenorrhea severity, and see whether trichostatin A (TSA) and andrographolide inhibit OTR expression.
  18. ncbi Prevalence of endometriosis diagnosed by laparoscopy in adolescents with dysmenorrhea or chronic pelvic pain: a systematic review
    E B Janssen
    Leuven University Fertility Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    Hum Reprod Update 19:570-82. 2013
    ..laparoscopic investigation, 75% (237/314) in girls with CPP resistant to treatment, 70% (102/146) in girls with dysmenorrhea and 49% (204/420) in girls with CPP that is not necessarily resistant to treatment...
  19. ncbi Effect of acupressure at the Sanyinjiao point on primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized controlled trial
    Farzaneh Kashefi
    Northern Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnoord, Iran
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:198-202. 2010
    We conducted this study to assess the effect of acupressure at the Sanyinjiao point on primary dysmenorrhea.
  20. ncbi Dysmenorrhea in adolescents: diagnosis and treatment
    Linda French
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 10:1-7. 2008
    b>Dysmenorrhea occurs in the majority of adolescent girls and is the leading cause of recurrent short-term school absence in this group...
  21. ncbi A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of an acupressure device (relief brief) for managing symptoms of dysmenorrhea
    Diana Taylor
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0606, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:357-70. 2002
    To develop and test the safety and effectiveness of an acupressure garment (the Relief Brief) in decreasing the pain and symptom distress associated with dysmenorrhea.
  22. ncbi Prevalence and severity of dysmenorrhea: a problem related to menstruation, among first and second year female medical students
    Amita Singh
    Department of Physiology, S S Medical College, Rewa
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 52:389-97. 2008
    b>Dysmenorrhea is the most common of gynecologic complaints. It affects half of all female adolescents today and represents the leading cause of periodic college/school absenteeism among that population...
  23. ncbi Guaifenesin as a treatment for primary dysmenorrhea
    Jennifer S Marsden
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Darnall Army Community Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:240-6. 2004
    b>Dysmenorrhea is highly prevalent and causes much work loss and discomfort. A treatment with a new mechanism of action could benefit women of menstruating age...
  24. ncbi Dysmenorrhoea
    Sue Reddish
    The Jean Hailes Medical Centre for Women s Health, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 35:842-4, 846-9. 2006
    ..On the other, just as the ancients observed taboos of menstruation, many women (and men) today are still influenced by outdated negative messages...
  25. ncbi Influence of dietary intake of dairy products on dysmenorrhea
    Khalid K Abdul-Razzak
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:377-83. 2010
    To determine the frequency of dysmenorrhea and its associated symptoms amongst a number of adolescent female students and to investigate the possible association between daily dairy product intake and dysmenorrhea.
  26. ncbi Reproductive hormones in plasma over the menstrual cycle in primary dysmenorrhea compared with healthy subjects
    Ragner Liedman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:508-13. 2008
    The pathogenesis of primary dysmenorrhea is still poorly understood. The objective of the present investigation was to study differences in plasma concentrations of reproductive hormones in women with primary dysmenorrhea vs...
  27. ncbi Effects of acupressure on dysmenorrhea and skin temperature changes in college students: a non-randomized controlled trial
    Eun Mi Jun
    Department of Nursing, College of Natural Science, Dong Eui University, Kaya dong, Pusan, Republic of Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:973-81. 2007
    Complementary and alternative therapies may be adopted as nursing interventions to alleviate dysmenorrhea and improve productivity, creativity, work performance, and quality of life.
  28. ncbi [Study on the underlying mechanism of acupuncture in regulating neuroendocrine activity in dysmenorrhea rats]
    Fang Liu
    Institute of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, Tongji Hospital Affiliated to Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
    Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 34:3-8. 2009
    To observe the influence of acupuncture on neuroendocrine in rats with primary dysmenorrhea, so as to explore its underlying mechanism in relieving dysmenorrhea.
  29. ncbi Low-dose oral contraceptive pill for dysmenorrhea associated with endometriosis: a placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized trial
    Tasuku Harada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tottori University School of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Fertil Steril 90:1583-8. 2008
    To evaluate the efficacy of a low-dose oral contraceptive pill (OCP) for patients with dysmenorrhea associated with endometriosis.
  30. ncbi Prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea in young adult female university students
    Aytac Polat
    Department of Family Medicine, Firat University, Medical School, Elazig, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:527-32. 2009
    To determine the prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea and attitudes and behavior toward dysmenorrhea in the female students of an university toward this problem.
  31. ncbi Primary dysmenorrhea consensus guideline
    Guylaine Lefebvre
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:1117-46. 2005
    ..Recommendations were established as consensus statements. The final document was reviewed and approved by the Executive and Council of the SOGC...
  32. ncbi Self-treatment patterns among adolescent girls with dysmenorrhea
    Katharine O'Connell
    Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:285-9. 2006
    To describe both non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments used by adolescents with dysmenorrhea.
  33. ncbi Evaluation of the effects of Neptune Krill Oil on the management of premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea
    Fotini Sampalis
    Department of Experimental Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Altern Med Rev 8:171-9. 2003
    To evaluate the effectiveness of Neptune Krill Oil (NKO) for the management of premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea.
  34. ncbi Managing primary dysmenorrhea
    Elizabeth Doty
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:341-4. 2006
  35. ncbi Relation between severity of dysmenorrhea and endometrioma
    Nicolas Chopin
    Universite Rene Descartes, Paris V, Paris, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1375-80. 2006
    To evaluate the relationship between the severity of dysmenorrhea and endometrioma.
  36. ncbi Evaluation of menstrual pain management approaches by Northeastern Anatolian adolescents
    Gulsen Eryilmaz
    School of Nursing, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Pain Manag Nurs 10:40-7. 2009
    ..05 +/- 1.05 years of age). We investigated the characteristics of dysmenorrhea in adolescents, dysmenorrhea management strategies used by adolescents, and use of medication...
  37. ncbi Continuous use of an oral contraceptive for endometriosis-associated recurrent dysmenorrhea that does not respond to a cyclic pill regimen
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 80:560-3. 2003
    To ascertain whether long-term reduction of pain is obtained by continuous administration of an oral contraceptive (OC) in women with endometriosis-associated recurrent dysmenorrhea that does not respond to cyclic OC use.
  38. pmc The association of dysmenorrhea with noncyclic pelvic pain accounting for psychological factors
    Allyson M Westling
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:422.e1-422.e10. 2013
    The factors that underlie pelvic pain are poorly understood. Specifically, the relative influence of dysmenorrhea and psychological factors in the etiology of noncyclic pelvic pain conditions, such as interstitial cystitis and irritable ..
  39. ncbi Evaluation and management of dysmenorrhea in adolescents
    Joseph Sanfilippo
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:257-67. 2008
    ..b>Dysmenorrhea, or painful menses, is the most common gynecologic complaint among adolescent and young adult females and is ..
  40. pmc Passive smoking, Cyp1A1 gene polymorphism and dysmenorrhea
    Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
    Reprod Toxicol 24:114-9. 2007
    This study investigated whether the association between passive smoking exposure and dysmenorrhea is modified by two susceptibility genes, CYP1A1MspI and CYP1A1HincII.
  41. ncbi Laparoscopic removal of the cavitated noncommunicating rudimentary uterine horn: surgical aspects in 10 cases
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:432-6. 2005
    ..To report our experience on laparoscopic resection of the cavitated noncommunicating rudimentary horn in 10 patients with unicornuate uterus...
  42. ncbi [Study on effects of acupuncture on mice dysmenorrhea model and the mechanism]
    Ya Qin Yang
    Institute of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
    Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 28:119-21. 2008
    To probe the mechanism of acupuncture in treatment of dysmenorrhea.
  43. pmc Menstrual symptoms in adolescent girls: association with smoking, depressive symptoms, and anxiety
    Lorah D Dorn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:237-43. 2009
    b>Dysmenorrhea affects quality of life and contributes to absenteeism from school and work, thereby diminishing opportunities for successful psychosocial and cognitive development during adolescence...
  44. ncbi Long-term effectiveness of presacral neurectomy for the treatment of severe dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis
    Fulvio Zullo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:23-8. 2004
    To assess the long-term effectiveness of presacral neurectomy (PSN) in women with severe dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis treated with conservative laparoscopic surgical intervention.
  45. ncbi Pertubation with lignocaine as a new treatment of dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis: a randomized controlled trial
    K Wickstrom
    Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Hum Reprod 27:695-701. 2012
    Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology that can cause severe dysmenorrhea. Lignocaine has anti-inflammatory properties and exerts effects on nerve endings and intra-peritoneal macrophages...
  46. ncbi Changes in salivary prostaglandin levels during menstrual migraine with associated dysmenorrhea
    Paul L Durham
    Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 65806, USA
    Headache 50:844-51. 2010
    To measure prostaglandin levels in the saliva of individuals during menstrual migraine associated with dysmenorrhea (MMaD) and in response to treatment with a single tablet combination of sumatriptan succinate and naproxen sodium.
  47. pmc Effect of Zingiber officinale R. rhizomes (ginger) on pain relief in primary dysmenorrhea: a placebo randomized trial
    Parvin Rahnama
    Department of Midwifery, Herbal Research Center, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:92. 2012
    ..rhizome (ginger) is a popular spice that has traditionally been used to combat the effects of various inflammatory diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of ginger on pain relief in primary dysmenorrhea.
  48. ncbi De-qi, not psychological factors, determines the therapeutic efficacy of acupuncture treatment for primary dysmenorrhea
    Jin Xiong
    Institute of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, China
    Chin J Integr Med 18:7-15. 2012
    ..study the impact of De-qi (, obtaining qi) and psychological factors on the efficacy of acupuncture treatment for primary dysmenorrhea, with an attempt to explore the relationship among De-qi, psychological factors, and clinical efficacy.
  49. ncbi [Efficacy observation of primary dysmenorrhea treated with isolated-herbal moxibustion on Shenque (CV 8)]
    Ying Zhu
    Acupuncture Moxibustion Department of Ruikang Hospital Affiliated to Guangxi College of TCM, Nanning 530011, China
    Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 30:453-5. 2010
    To observe the clinical efficacy on primary dysmenorrhea treated with isolated herbal moxibustion on Shenque (CV 8).
  50. ncbi Diet and sex-hormone binding globulin, dysmenorrhea, and premenstrual symptoms
    N D Barnard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:245-50. 2000
    To test the hypothesis that a low-fat, vegetarian diet reduces dysmenorrhea and premenstrual symptoms by its effect on serum sex-hormone binding globulin concentration and estrogen activity.
  51. ncbi A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of a far infrared-emitting sericite belt in patients with primary dysmenorrhea
    Chae Hyeong Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, College of Medicine, Dongguk University, Siksa dong, Goyang, Gyeonggi Do, Republic of Korea
    Complement Ther Med 19:187-93. 2011
    To determine the efficacy and safety of a sericite which emits far infrared rays in the management of primary dysmenorrhea.
  52. ncbi Immediate analgesia effect of single point acupuncture in primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized controlled trial
    Cun Zhi Liu
    School of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
    Pain Med 12:300-7. 2011
    Acupuncture is often used for primary dysmenorrhea.
  53. ncbi The effects of acupressure on primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized controlled trial
    Neda Mirbagher-Ajorpaz
    Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Kashan, Iran
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:33-6. 2011
    The current study was conducted to evaluate the effect of acupressure on primary dysmenorrhea in Iranian medical sciences students.
  54. ncbi Elevated immunoreactivity of RANTES and CCR1 correlate with the severity of stages and dysmenorrhea in women with deep infiltrating endometriosis
    Yanfeng Yang
    Department of Gynecology, Women s Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Acta Histochem 115:434-9. 2013
    ..RANTES/CCR1 increased significantly according to the severity of dysmenorrhea. RANTES and CCR1 together may provide a potential biomarker for DIE-related pain and inflammatory response in ..
  55. ncbi Increased serum asymmetric dimethylarginine levels in primary dysmenorrhea
    Nermin Akdemir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, HM Kecioren Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 69:153-6. 2010
    Primary dysmenorrhea is a common disorder among young women, and uterine ischemia plays an important role in pelvic pain. Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) is accepted as a strong marker of endothelial dysfunction.
  56. ncbi Effect of three yoga poses (cobra, cat and fish poses) in women with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized clinical trial
    Zahra Rakhshaee
    Department of Midwifery, Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Rasht, Iran
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:192-6. 2011
    We have evaluated the clinical efficacy of yoga for primary dysmenorrhea. Primary dysmenorrhea occurs in 50% of female adolescents and is a common problem in women of reproductive age...
  57. ncbi A comparative study on the immediate effects of electroacupuncture at Sanyinjiao (SP6), Xuanzhong (GB39) and a non-meridian point, on menstrual pain and uterine arterial blood flow, in primary dysmenorrhea patients
    Yu Xia Ma
    Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, China
    Pain Med 11:1564-75. 2010
    The objective of this study was to compare the effects of Sanyinjiao (SP6), Xuanzhong (GB39), and an adjacent non-meridian point on menstrual pain and uterine arterial blood flow in primary dysmenorrhea patients.
  58. pmc Altered cytokine gene expression in peripheral blood monocytes across the menstrual cycle in primary dysmenorrhea: a case-control study
    Hongyue Ma
    Jiangsu Key Laboratory for TCM Formulae Research, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e55200. 2013
    Primary dysmenorrhea is one of the most common gynecological complaints in young women, but potential peripheral immunologic features underlying this condition remain undefined...
  59. ncbi Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and interferential current in primary dysmenorrhea
    Nazan Tugay
    Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Mugla School of Health Sciences, Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey
    Pain Med 8:295-300. 2007
    To compare the effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and interferential current in primary dysmenorrhea.
  60. ncbi Time elapsed from onset of symptoms to diagnosis of endometriosis in a cohort study of Brazilian women
    M S Arruda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 18:756-9. 2003
    ..The study aim was to assess the time elapsed between onset of symptoms and diagnosis of endometriosis, and to identify the factors associated with diagnostic delay in a group of Brazilian women...
  61. ncbi The effect of fennel essential oil on uterine contraction as a model for dysmenorrhea, pharmacology and toxicology study
    S N Ostad
    Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Tehran Medical Sciences, PO Box 14155 6451, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 76:299-304. 2001
    Increasing the ectopic uterine motility is the major reason for primary dysmenorrhea. This motility is the basis for several symptoms including for pain is the main complaints of patients with primary dysmenorrhea...
  62. ncbi Effects of a heat- and steam-generating sheet on relieving symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea in young women
    Takayoshi Hosono
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Osaka Electro Communication University, Shijonawate, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:818-24. 2010
    To test the efficacy of heat- and steam-generating (HSG) sheets for the relief of symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea in young women.
  63. ncbi A double-blind, randomised, crossover study of two doses of a single-tablet combination of ibuprofen/paracetamol and placebo for primary dysmenorrhoea
    Ronald Eccles
    Common Cold Centre and Healthcare Clinical Trials, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2689-99. 2010
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  64. ncbi Dysmenorrhea among Japanese women
    S Ohde
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:13-7. 2008
    To investigate the epidemiology of dysmenorrhea in Japanese women of menstrual age.
  65. ncbi A study of serum malondialdehyde and interleukin-6 levels in young women with dysmenorrhea in Taiwan
    Mei Ling Yeh
    National Taipei College of Nursing, No 365, Ming Te Road, Peitou 112, Taipei, Taiwan
    Life Sci 75:669-73. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to examine whether the symptoms of dysmenorrhea in young women were related to serum malondialdehyde (MDA) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels...
  66. ncbi Comparison of effects of ginger, mefenamic acid, and ibuprofen on pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea
    Giti Ozgoli
    Nursing and Midwifery School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Altern Complement Med 15:129-32. 2009
    To compare the effects of ginger, mefenamic acid, and ibuprofen on pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea.
  67. ncbi [Randomized controlled clinical study on ginger-partitioned moxibustion for patients with cold-damp stagnation type primary dysmenorrhea]
    Li Hong Sun
    College of Chinese Medicine, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050091, China
    Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 34:398-402. 2009
    To observe the effect of ginger-partitioned moxibustion in the treatment of patients with primary dysmenorrhea (PD) of cold-damp stagnation type.
  68. ncbi Comparison of the efficacy and safety of nonprescription doses of naproxen and naproxen sodium with ibuprofen, acetaminophen, and placebo in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a pooled analysis of five studies
    Ian Milsom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Ther 24:1384-400. 2002
    b>Dysmenorrhea is the most common menstrual complaint in young women, with a prevalence as high as 90%. It is responsible for substantial repeated short-term absenteeism from school and work in young women...
  69. ncbi Dysmenorrhea in a multiethnic population of adolescent Asian girls
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 108:139-42. 2010
    To determine the prevalence of dysmenorrhea, its impact, and the treatment-seeking behavior of adolescent Asian girls.
  70. ncbi Effects of SP6 acupressure on pain and menstrual distress in young women with dysmenorrhea
    C L Wong
    Room 621, Esther Lee Building, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:64-9. 2010
    This study aims to evaluate the effects of Sanyinjiao (SP6) acupressure in reducing the pain level and menstrual distress resulting from dysmenorrhea.
  71. ncbi Randomized controlled trial assessing a traditional Chinese medicine remedy in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea
    Stephen Kennedy
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 86:762-4. 2006
    ..study to assess the safety and efficacy of a traditional Chinese medicine formula as treatment for primary dysmenorrhea showed no statistically significant benefit over placebo...
  72. ncbi Prevalence and impact of primary dysmenorrhea among Mexican high school students
    Mario I Ortiz
    Área Académica de Medicina del Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:240-3. 2009
    To evaluate factors affecting the prevalence of dysmenorrhea in a group of Mexican students.
  73. ncbi Evaluation of a low-dose oral contraceptive pill for primary dysmenorrhea: a placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized trial
    Tasuku Harada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tottori University School of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Fertil Steril 95:1928-31. 2011
    To evaluate the efficacy and safety of low-dose oral contraceptives (IKH-01; 0.035 mg ethinyl estradiol and 1 mg norethisterone) for patients with primary dysmenorrhea.
  74. ncbi [Influence of ginger-partitioned moxibustion on serum NO and plasma endothelin-1 contents in patients with primary dysmenorrhea of cold-damp stagnation type]
    Ji jun Yang
    College of Chinese Medicine, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050091, China
    Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 33:409-12. 2008
    To explore the mechanism of ginger-partitioned moxibustion in the treatment of cold-damp stagnation type primary dysmenorrhea (PD) patients.
  75. ncbi [Observation on ear point taping and pressing therapy for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea]
    Ren Ding Wu
    Rehabilitation Section, Yongchun Hospital of Quanzhou City, Fujian 362600, China
    Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 27:815-7. 2007
    To observe therapeutic effect and prognosis of ear point taping and pressing therapy for primary dysmenorrhea.
  76. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of three types of pelvic pain in a nationally representative sample of Australian women
    Marian K Pitts
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:138-43. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of three types of pelvic pain (dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia, and other chronic pelvic pain [CPP]) in a nationally representative sample of Australian women...
  77. ncbi Actigraphy quantifies reduced voluntary physical activity in women with primary dysmenorrhea
    Ingrid Chantler
    Brain Function Research Group, School of Physiology, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Pain 10:38-46. 2009
    ..was able to detect and measure the reduced physical activity reported by women with moderate to severe primary dysmenorrhea. Twelve young women with a history of primary dysmenorrhea and 12 young women without a history of dysmenorrhea ..
  78. ncbi Acupoint stimulation intervention for people with primary dysmenorrhea: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Yu Chu Chung
    School of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, No 365 Minte Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Complement Ther Med 20:353-63. 2012
    Primary dysmenorrhea is a common gynecologic complain in women of reproductive age. Acupoint stimulation therapies might be an effective intervention for primary dysmenorrhea.
  79. ncbi Predictors of dysmenorrhea and self-care behavior among vocational nursing school female students
    Miin Huey Chiou
    Department of Nursing, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying
    J Nurs Res 16:17-25. 2008
    ..of this study were to investigate: (a) differences in demographic characteristics between a group of with dysmenorrhea and a group without this condition, (b) the predictors of dysmenorrhea, and (c) self-care behavior for ..
  80. ncbi The effect of an Iranian herbal drug on primary dysmenorrhea: a clinical controlled trial
    Khodakrami Nahid
    Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Reproductive Health Research Center, Nursing Midwifery School, Tehran, Iran
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:401-4. 2009
    Our objective was to examine the effect of an Iranian herbal drug in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial among 180 female students at Isfahan University dormitory aged 18 to 27 ..
  81. ncbi Continuous, low-level, topical heat wrap therapy as compared to acetaminophen for primary dysmenorrhea
    Mark Akin
    CEDRA Clinical Research, LLC, Austin, Texas, USA
    J Reprod Med 49:739-45. 2004
    To determine if pain relief provided by a wearable heat wrap (continuous, low-level, topical heat therapy) is superior to oral acetaminophen for primary dysmenorrhea.
  82. ncbi Effects of acupuncture at Sanyinjiao (SP6) on prostaglandin levels in primary dysmenorrhea patients
    Guang Xia Shi
    School of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
    Clin J Pain 27:258-61. 2011
    To explore the physiologic mechanism of immediate analgesic effect of acupuncture in primary dysmenorrhea patients.
  83. ncbi Involvement of oxytocin and vasopressin in the pathophysiology of preterm labor and primary dysmenorrhea
    Mats Akerlund
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Prog Brain Res 139:359-65. 2002
    ..In women with primary dysmenorrhea the plasma concentration of vasopressin is elevated...
  84. ncbi [Effect of jiawei mojie tablet on plasma oxytocin level in patients with primary dysmenorrhea in menstrual period]
    Hai Xia Deng
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Affiliated Yueyang Hospital, Shanghai University of TCM, Shanghai 200437
    Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi 23:354-6. 2003
    To investigate the therapeutic mechanism of Jiawei Mojie Tablet (JMT) in treating primary dysmenorrhea (PD) by observing its effect on plasma oxytocin (OT) level in patients in menstrual period.
  85. ncbi Patterns of prescription and self-medication for treating primary dysmenorrhea in a Mexican population
    Mario I Ortiz
    Laboratorio de Farmacología Del Area Académica de Medicina del Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
    Proc West Pharmacol Soc 50:165-7. 2007
    b>Dysmenorrhea is defined as cramping pain in the lower abdomen occurring just before or during menstruation...
  86. ncbi Skipping breakfast is associated with dysmenorrhea in young women in Japan
    Tomoko Fujiwara
    Faculty of Home Economics, Ashiya College, 14 10 Rokurokuso cho, Ashiya 659 8511, Japan
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 54:505-9. 2003
    ..The intensity of dysmenorrhea was classified into three grades (score 1, free of pain or painful, but without need for analgesic; score 2, ..
  87. ncbi Primary dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls and treatment with oral contraceptives
    A R Davis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 14:3-8. 2001
    This review examines the prevalence, associated morbidity, and treatment of primary dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls. Relevant literature was examined by systematic, evidence-based review using MEDLINE and Cochrane Collaboration databases...
  88. ncbi [Analysis on therapeutic effect of substance-partitioned moxibustion at Guanyuan (CV 4) and shenque (CV 8) for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea of cold-damp type]
    Wen Li Li
    TCM College of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China
    Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 26:481-2. 2006
    To observe clinical therapeutic effect of substance-partitioned moxibustion on primary dysmenorrhea (PD)...
  89. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea: urban-rural and multiethnic differences in perception, impacts, and treatment seeking
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:272-7. 2011
    ..Recognizing the influential effects that these factors might have on shaping adolescents' attitudes is crucial in designing a more effective means of transmitting health information...
  90. ncbi Increased symptoms in female IBS patients with dysmenorrhea and PMS
    Gaylene Altman
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, 91895, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 29:4-11. 2006
    Women with irritable bowel syndrome often report premenstrual distress syndrome and dysmenorrhea. A descriptive, four-group comparison design was used to compare the symptoms and psychological distress levels of women with irritable bowel ..
  91. ncbi Anemia-related hemogram, uterine artery pulsatility index, and blood pressure for the effects of Four-Agents-Decoction (Si Wu Tang) in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea
    Lan Lan Liang Yeh
    Division of Clinical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    J Altern Complement Med 15:531-8. 2009
    ..reported pain intensity as the primary outcome of Four-Agents-Decoction (Si Wu Tang) for treating primary dysmenorrhea. We further explored other effects of this formula in accordance with the theory of Traditional Chinese ..
  92. ncbi Effects of auricular acupressure on menstrual symptoms and nitric oxide for women with primary dysmenorrhea
    Mei Chuan Wang
    Department of Nursing, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Altern Complement Med 15:235-42. 2009
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of auricular acupressure on relieving menstrual symptoms and decreasing nitric oxide (NO) for women with primary dysmenorrhea.
  93. pmc Diagnosis and management of dysmenorrhoea
    Michelle Proctor
    Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 332:1134-8. 2006
  94. ncbi Acupuncture in patients with dysmenorrhea: a randomized study on clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in usual care
    Claudia M Witt
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:166.e1-8. 2008
    To investigate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acupuncture in patients with dysmenorrhea.
  95. ncbi Management of pelvic pain from dysmenorrhea or endometriosis
    Laeth Nasir
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:S43-7. 2004
    ..Two common causes are primary dysmenorrhea and endometriosis...
  96. ncbi Analgesic efficacy of French maritime pine bark extract in dysmenorrhea: an open clinical trial
    Takafumi Kohama
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keiju Medical Center, Nanao City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
    J Reprod Med 49:828-32. 2004
    ..To clarify the effect of Pycnogenol (Horphag Research, Switzerland), French maritime pine bark extract, on menstrual pain...
  97. ncbi Acupuncture combined with spinal tui na for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea in 30 cases
    Aisong Guo
    The Second Clinical Medical College, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210029, China
    J Tradit Chin Med 28:7-9. 2008
    To observe the therapeutic effects in acupunture treatment of primary dysmenorrhea combined with spinal Tui Na, and study its mechanism.
  98. ncbi [The effects of abdominal meridian massage on menstrual cramps and dysmenorrhea in full-time employed women]
    Jung Soon Kim
    Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea
    Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 35:1325-32. 2005
    This study was designed to examine the effects of abdominal meridian(Kyongrak) massage on menstrual cramps and dysmenorrhea.
  99. ncbi Pain perception in women with dysmenorrhea
    M Granot
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 98:407-11. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To determine if systemic processing of pain differs in women with and without dysmenorrhea. METHODS: Twenty-two dysmenorrheic women and 31 nondysmenorrheic women were studied by pain threshold and supra-threshold magnitude ..
  100. ncbi Laparoscopic uterosacral ligament resection for dysmenorrhea associated with endometriosis: results of a randomized, controlled trial
    Paolo Vercellini
    Reproductive Surgery Unit, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 80:310-9. 2003
    To evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic resection of the uterosacral ligaments in women with endometriosis and predominantly midline dysmenorrhea.
  101. ncbi French maritime pine bark extract significantly lowers the requirement for analgesic medication in dysmenorrhea: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Nobutaka Suzuki
    Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Reprod Med 53:338-46. 2008
    A previous open study demonstrated that French maritime pine bark extract (Pycnogenol) may soothe menstrual pain in dysmenorrhea. We thus investigated the effects of Pycnogenol on menstrual pain in a double-blind study.

Research Grants50

  1. Stress: Potential Impact on an Animal Model of Endometriosis
    Caroline B Appleyard; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and ovarian cysts, which result in chronic pelvic pain, pain during intercourse (dyspareunia), painful periods (dysmenorrhea) and infertility...
  2. BISPHENOL A LEVELS and ENDOMETRIOSIS RISK IN REPRODUCTIVE-AGE WOMEN
    Victoria L Holt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S. and is associated with infertility and severe, chronic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea. Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent condition, and alteration in hormonal regulation has been proposed to ..
  3. The effects of stress on the pathophysiology of endometriosis
    MARIELLY CUEVAS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and ovarian cysts, which result in chronic pelvic pain, pain during intercourse (dyspareunia), painful periods (dysmenorrhea) and infertility...
  4. Center for Endometrial Biology and Endometriosis
    Hugh S Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..endometriosis result in significant morbidity including infertility, abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea. Endometriosis affects 10-15% of reproductive aged women and up to 50% of women with infertility...
  5. Comparing focused ultrasound and uterine artery embolization for uterine fibroids
    Elizabeth A Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..cause a number of symptoms including heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding, pelvic pressure, pain with menses (dysmenorrhea) and bowel and bladder dysfunction...
  6. SNP Analysis of Endometriosis Candidate Genes
    Idhaliz Flores; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This condition is characterized by severe pelvic pain, dyspareunia, dysmenorrhea, and infertility...
  7. ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDES AND HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
    Xiping Xu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..disorders (oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, polymenorrhea, intermenstrual bleeding, prolonged menstrual bleeding, dysmenorrhea, and irregular menstruation); (3) alterations in hormone patterns including reduced estrogen excretion (REE), ..
  8. Effect of Continuous vs. Sequential Oral Contraception
    RICHARD LEGRO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..leeway for skipped pills) as well as more effective treatment of multiple gynecological conditions such as dysmenorrhea, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, endometriosis, and peripheral androgen disorders such as acne and hirsutism, ..
  9. MENSTRUAL CYCLE EFFECTS ON TMD PAIN AND OTHER SYMPTOMS
    Linda LeResche; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e., dysmenorrhea) and/or presence of clinical TMD pain...
  10. UTERINE BIOLOGY AND THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Kevin Osteen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder associated with dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain and reduced fertility affecting 10-15% of all women and up to 50% of women with infertility...
  11. REPRODUCTIVE/CONTRACEPTIVE RISK FACTORS & ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Victoria Holt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Endometriosis affects 5-10% of reproductive-age women with chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and infertility...
  12. SYMPATHETIC NERVE REMODELING IN THE ADULT UTERUS
    Peter Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..in advancing our understanding of the mechanisms regulating innervation in health and disease, and may have direct applicability to the understanding of dysmenorrhea and autonomic dysfunction that occurs in menopause.
  13. HORMONAL REGULATION OF ION CHANNELS IN MYOMETRIAL CELLS
    Enrico Stefani; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..This will be important in the medical sciences to determine the role of hormones in the reproductive cycle and to design or improve therapeutic treatment(s) for pathological situations such as premature labor and dysmenorrhea.
  14. STEROID DYNAMICS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY
    ERLIO GURPIDE; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Endometrial prostaglandins are considered to play an important role on dysmenorrhea and dysfunctional bleeding as well as in normal menstruation, implantation and premature or term onset of labor...
  15. Risk Factors for Endometriosis
    David Hunter; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Signs and symptoms include dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, dysuria, and irritable bowel syndrome...
  16. CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE IN WOMENS HEALTH
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..focus initially on 4 problems that affect a large number of women, namely, menopausal hot flashes, fibroids, dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia...
  17. Development of Ketorolac Drug Delivery Device
    Michelle Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The treatment of uterine pain during menses (dysmenorrhea), a disorder that seriously afflicts 5 million women in the U.S...
  18. DEVELOPMENT OF A VAGINAL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM
    Michelle Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The treatment of uterine pain during menses (dysmenorrhea), a disorder that seriously afflicts 5 million women in the U.S., with prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors (PSIs), has not been optimal because of systemic side effects...
  19. Night-shift work, CLOCK gene and risk of endometriosis
    Jennifer Marino; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Endometriosis, which affects approximately 5 - 10% of U.S. reproductive-age women with chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, infertility, and increased cancer risk, has been linked in epidemiologic studies to exposures indicating high ..
  20. ANIMAL MODEL FOR DISORDERS OF ADHESION
    P Satyaswaroop; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..characterized by the presence of endometrial tissue in ectopic sites, outside the uterus and is associated with dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain and infertility...
  21. RECORDING THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE NONPREGNANT UTERUS
    JOHN PICCHIOTTINO; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Specific aims are: to record a series of normals and patients with chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, and endometriosis; to determine the feasibility of also recording the fetal EKG; and to improve the crystal ..
  22. HORMONAL REGULATION OF MYOMETRIUM ION CHANNELS
    Enrico Stefani; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will be relevant to design or improve therapeutic treatment(s) for pathological situations such as premature labor and dysmenorrhea.
  23. The treatment of dysmenorrhea: Effects of sildenafil and oral contraceptives
    RICHARD LEGRO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) is the most common cause of pelvic pain in women, estimated to affect up to 90% of the female population...
  24. Oral contraceptives and cytochrome p450 inducers
    Anne Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES FOR DYSMENORRHEA IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS
    Anne Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Primary dysmenorrhea is defined as pain during the menses in the absence of a pathologic lesion and is probably caused by ..
  26. PDE3 Inhibitors: Selective Blockers of Oocyte Maturation
    Jeffrey Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This approach is expected to provide a foundation for future Phase 1 trials of PDE3 inhibitors in humans. ..
  27. PHYSIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION
    Bruce Carr; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..D. and 5 M.D. trainees, on average) and 2 predoctoral students matriculating for the Ph.D. degree. During the past 10 years, 45 postdoctoral and predoctoral trainees have been supported by this grant. ..
  28. Risk for New onset of Depression in Perimenopausal Women
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Headache Research Summit
    KENNETH WELCH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Bruce Carr; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In summary, the reproductive endocrinology research team is experienced in multi- center clinical trials and is committed to collaborative participation consistent with the goals of the RMU network. ..
  31. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Signs and symptoms include dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, dysuria, and dyschezia...
  32. MUC-1 related cancer immunity: determinants and predictive significance
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings of our study could provide the basis for developing a safe cancer- preventing vaccine for ovarian cancer and perhaps other MUC1-expressing tumors. ..
  33. Women's Health Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    Margaret Heitkemper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Abdominal Symptom Phenotypes: Pathways to New Biomarkers
    Robert Shulman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..New biomarkers (video capsule endoscopy, lymphocyte activation/cytokine diffuse noxious inhibitory control testing) will be used with newly recruited IBS and control subjects. ..
  35. EPIDEMIOLOGIC AND BIOLOGIC PREDICTORS OF IVF SUCCESS
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  36. ENDOCRINE CHANGES AND TREATMENT OF CONDUCT PROBLEMS
    LORAH DORN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We anticipate that findings will contribute to further understanding of the neurophysiology of conduct problems in youth. ..
  37. Genes, Hormones & Environment in an Ovarian Cancer Model
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our continued goal is to identify modifiable risk factors and chemo preventive agents for a common and lethal cancer in women. ..
  38. Uterus & Colon Influences on Bladder Function in Females
    Karen Berkley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results from these exploratory studies will be then be used to develop a longer program of research. ..
  39. Collaborative IRB Mentoring Project
    Roberto Rivera; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Establish a collaborative and mutually strengthening program between the African IRBs and FHI's IRB. . Create a program of IRB development that can be replicated. ..
  40. Developmental Psychobiology of Premature Adrenarche
    LORAH DORN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Information may lead to prevention/intervention efforts to reduce emotional and behavior problems and cognitive difficulties in children with PA. ..
  41. EXERCISE INDUCED CHANGES IN HPA ACTIVITY IN FIBROMYALGIA
    Patricia Deuster; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Plant-Based Dietry Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes
    Neal Barnard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Glycosylated hemoglobin, insulin concentrations, 24-hour urinary albumin, body weight, blood pressure, serum lipids, and related cardiovascular risk factors will be measured at baseline, 22 weeks, and 74 weeks. ..
  43. PUPILLOMETRIC SLEEPINESS IN TREATED SLEEP DISORDERS
    Joan Shaver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results will provide evidence about the PUI as a reliable and valid objective outcome measure of waking tendency among controls, and pre-post-treatment for OSA and narcolepsy subjects. ..
  44. MACROPHAGES, OXIDATION, AND ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Ana Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project will also evaluate the efficacy of antioxidants to alter the levels of these markers. The program is supported by an administrative core and a tissue/cell culture core. ..
  45. MENTORING IN RESEARCH ON ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Ana Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Glycodelin may increase NK cell activity thus decreasing tumor growth. ..
  46. Role of lefty in implantation
    Siamak Tabibzadeh; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results are expected to demonstrate the feasibility of using lefty protein as a target in therapeutic interventions for infertility and related disorders and abortion. ..
  47. Integrating CAM: Nursing Emphasis
    Margaret Heitkemper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. DOXYCYCLINE FOR BLEEDING IN PROGESTIN ONLY CONTRACEPTORS
    David Archer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, DOX treatment could become an important adjuvant for treatment of this and possibly other inflammatory disorders effecting reproductive tract tissues. ..
  49. A prospective study of diet and endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Signs and symptoms include dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, dysuria, and dyschezia...
  50. Smoking and Metabolic Complications in Adolescent Girls
    LORAH DORN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..e. increased risk of osteoporotic fracture) or reproductive health (i.e. menstrual irregularity & endocrine disruption, infertility, dysmenorrhea). [unreadable] [unreadable]