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Use of alternative and complementary therapies in premenstrual syndrome

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Jennifer Rhamsay Toaquiza Passo ,
Jennifer Rhamsay Toaquiza Passo

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud. Ambato, Ecuador

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Fabiola Beatriz Chasillacta Amores ,
Fabiola Beatriz Chasillacta Amores

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud. Ambato, Ecuador

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Abstract

Introduction: premenstrual syndrome deals with a number of symptomatology which, although it is true, affects the daily life of the women who suffer from it more severely.
Objective: to analyze the efficacy of the use of alternative and complementary therapies for premenstrual syndrome.
Methods: we conducted a systematic review focused on information on alternative and complementary therapies for premenstrual syndrome.
Results: the use of alternative and complementary therapies such as phytotherapy, acupuncture, auriculotherapy, reflexology, yoga, aromatherapy have shown changes against premenstrual syndrome symptomatology such as mastalgia, headache, dizziness, vomiting, among others.
Conclusions: alternative and complementary therapies are used by women suffering from premenstrual syndrome as a first option in their treatment.

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Toaquiza Passo JR, Chasillacta Amores FB. Use of alternative and complementary therapies in premenstrual syndrome. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 11 [cited 2024 Jun. 16];3:594. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/594

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