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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4
Physical and mental effects of menstruation cycle in relation to ten diverse professions among females of district Kohat, KP Pakistan

Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Munaza Noor, Sumayya Nisa, Musarat Yasmin, Sulaiman Bahadar, Fahad Ali, Sajid Iqbal, Muhammad Shoaib, Maryuem Humayun, Zakir Ullah and Mujaddad Ur Rehman

Menstruation period is also known as monthly or simply it can be called as periods. This period is characterised by discharge of blood along with menstrual fluid. About 35-36 ml blood is released during menstrual flow. A large number of female also exhibit some other clinical conditions like breast tenderness, mood swings, appetite, irritability fatigue and many more. A Total of 600 females from 10 diverse occupations were included in this study. Data was collected from, security guards, Tailors, Households, Maids, Paramedical staff, Social workers, Teachers, Students, lady Police and House wives. Physical and mental symptoms like backache, migraine, fatigue, abdominal cramps, mood swings, breast tenderness, vaginal dryness and feelings of appetite were questioned. Among all respondents’ backache was observed as more frequent clinical symptom i.e. among 28.50% respondents as compare to others symptoms. Next more prevalent issue was fatigue (among 27.50% respondents) and mood swings (among 17.83% respondents). Abdominal and vaginal cramps were observed among 8.83%respondents, migraine was observed among 7.83% respondents, appetite in 3.83%, and vaginal dryness among 3.00% while Breast tenderness was observed among 2.66% respondents during menstruation period. This study revealed that backache and fatigue are the most common clinical conditions that a female suffer no matter if she belongs to either of the profession. While these conditions are followed by abdominal cramps and migraines. Vaginal dryness, breast tenderness and appetite are the least common conditions during menstruation period in any of the professional.
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How to cite this article:
Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Munaza Noor, Sumayya Nisa, Musarat Yasmin, Sulaiman Bahadar, Fahad Ali, Sajid Iqbal, Muhammad Shoaib, Maryuem Humayun, Zakir Ullah, Mujaddad Ur Rehman. Physical and mental effects of menstruation cycle in relation to ten diverse professions among females of district Kohat, KP Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(4):1225-1227.
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