International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART B
A study on complications & psychological health of adolescent girls during menstruation in Sultanpur city
Author(s): Madhuri Gupta, Archana Singh, Mamta Jaiswal amd Kiran Agrahari
Menstruation also known as a period or monthly discharge is the regular discharge of blood and mucosal tissue from the inner lining of the uterus through the vagina. Most of women report having some symptoms prior to menstruation. Common signs and symptoms include acne, tender breast, bloating, feeling tired. Irritability and mood changes. These may interfere with normal life, therefore called as premenstrual syndrome problems. This also affect their academic performance, social & mental development. understanding the realities of female reproductive health, including the menstrual cycle, is an important part of maintaining over all good health &planning for future fertility. Menstruation &menstrual practices are still clouded by taboos & socio- cultural restrictions resulting in adolescent girls remaining ignorant of the scientific facts &hygienic health practices. This present study shows that maximum 53% of respondents have normal BMI 40% number of respondent were belong under weight and minimum 7% of the respondents were overweight. This study shows that maximum 92% of respondents were washing hands before eating while 8% of respondent were not washing hands before eating. The study that 55% of respondent’s duration between two menstruations cycle was 25-28 days, and 45% of respondents duration was cycle 28-30 days between two menstrual. The study shows that majority of respondents. (58%) had menstrual irregularities from more than one year 13% were suffering from one year 7% were suffering from 6 month while 22% have realized recently. The current study shows that 64% of respondents were having the clots during menstrual bleeding while 36% of the respondents were not having this.
How to cite this article:
Madhuri Gupta, Archana Singh, Mamta Jaiswal amd Kiran Agrahari. A study on complications & psychological health of adolescent girls during menstruation in Sultanpur city. International Journal of Home Science. 2017; 3(2): 110-114.