Effects of Yoga for Dysmenorrhea Relief: A Systematic Review

월경곤란증에 관한 요가의 효과: 체계적 문헌고찰

Kim, Sang-Dol

  • Received : 2018.12.27
  • Accepted : 2019.01.14
  • Published : 2019.03.28


This study was systematic review to confirm the effects of the yoga on dysmenorrhea. Seven articles were extracted from the CINAHL, the Cochrane library, Embase, PsycINFO, PubMed, and Koreamed electronic databases. Menstrual pain intensity and duration, menstrual distress, QOL, anxiety, anger, and depression levels, homocysteine, TSH, FSH, LH, and prolactin levels were decreased significantly in the yoga group, compared with control group. These findings imply that yoga are a favorable intervention for dysmenorrhea.


Dysmenorrhea;Menstrual Pain;Yoga;Systematic Review


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