تاثیر رایحه درمانی با عصاره اسطوخودوس بر شدت درد دیسمنوره اولیه: یک مطالعه سه سو کور

نیکجو, رويا and کاظم زاده, رأفت and رستم نژاد, معصومه and مشفقی, شهره and کریم اللهی, منصوره and صالحی عالی, حبیبه (1395) تاثیر رایحه درمانی با عصاره اسطوخودوس بر شدت درد دیسمنوره اولیه: یک مطالعه سه سو کور. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research ــ 6 (4). pp. 211-215. شاپا 2141-9248

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The Effect of Lavender Aromatherapy on the Pain Severity of Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Triple‑blind Randomized Clinical Trial

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Background: Primary dysmenorrhea is the most common complaint in adolescents andadult young women that disturbs their daily life performance. Aim: The current study investigated the effect of lavender aromatherapy on pain severity in primary dysmenorrhea. Subjects and Methods: This triple‑blind randomized clinical trial was conducted on 200 students of Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Subjects were allocated randomly into intervention (lavender) and control (placebo) groups. The researcher assistant asked the participants to smell the lavender in the first 3 days of menstruation, 30 min in a day in two menstrual cycles. Control group was also administered placebo (diluted milk) to be used as lavender in treatment group. Pain severity was scored by visual analog scale in the first 3 days of menstruation before intervention and 2 months after intervention. Data were analyzed through descriptive statistics and independent and paired samples t‑tests. Results: There was a significant difference in average pain severity between treatment and control groups after intervention. However, students in the treatment group reported significantly less pain severity 2 months after intervention (P < 0.01). Conclusion: Using lavender aromatherapy for 2 months may be effective in decreasing the pain severity of primary dysmenorrhea.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :رويا نیکجو
نویسنده :رأفت کاظم زاده
نویسنده :معصومه رستم نژاد
نویسنده :شهره مشفقی
نویسنده مسئول :منصوره کریم اللهی
نویسنده :حبیبه صالحی عالی
Additional Information:Indexed in: ESCI, PubMed/PMC, Index Copernicus, Google Scholar
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Aromatherapy, Lavender, Menstruation, Pain, Primary dysmenorrhea
Subjects:WP Gynecology
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Anesthesiology , Obstetrics & Gynecology
Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Midwifery
Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Nursing
ID Code:8638
Deposited By: Dr Mansoureh Karimollahi
Deposited On:11 Feb 1396 08:00
Last Modified:04 Feb 1401 10:52

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