The Effect of Turmeric on New Onset Primary Dysmenorrhea

2019-12-09 00:56:37 | BioPortfolio


The study was planned as 150 patients. Patients who met early-onset dysmenorrhea criteria and who met the inclusion criteria; 150 patients were divided into 2 equal groups, and NSAID during the menstrual cycle, nsai + turmeric 1 gr oral powder form treatment was planned to be started in the other group. The pain frequency and severity before and after treatment were evaluated by visual analog scale and the two groups were compared.


There are scientific publications on the use of turmeric, which constitutes the hypothesis of our study, in branches such as cardiology, neurology, infertility and chest diseases due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-aging properties.

The data are planned to be evaluated by the researchers using the SPSS(Statistical Package for the Social Sciences ) 17.0 program on computer. The responses of all groups to the VAS scores are planned to be entered into the system by using the SPSS program before and after treatment. statistics (number, percentage, mean, standard deviation), chi-square and logistic regression analysis are used to compare categorical variables. Chi-square test and Mann Whitney-U test are planned to be used in comparison between groups.When examining the difference between the groups, if the p value is less than 0.05, it is planned as a proof of significant difference.

Study Design


Primary Dysmenorrhea


Naproxen, Turmeric


Batman Maternity and Child's health Hospital




Batman Maternity and Child's Health Hospital

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