The Effect of Acupressure and Yoga on Premenstrual Symptoms and Quality of Life

2020-03-30 04:42:22 | BioPortfolio


The research was carried out to determine the effect of acupressure and yoga applied to cope with PMS on premenstrual symptoms and quality of life.

Study Design


Premenstrual Syndrome




Didem Simsek Kucukkelepce




Adiyaman University Research Hospital

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A condition in which a woman suffers from severe depression, irritability, and tension before MENSTRUATION. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) may involve a wide range of physical or emotional symptoms, which are more severe and debilitating than those seen with premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and which include at least one mood-related symptom. Symptoms usually stop when, or shortly after, menstruation begins.

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