Impact of Premenstrual syndrome on quality of life of working women

Impact of Premenstrual syndrome on quality of life

Authors

  • Anam Mahmood UMT, School of Allied Health Sciences, Lahore
  • Noor Fatima University Institute of Physical Therapy, University of Lahore, Pakistan
  • Zunaira Rafaqat CMH Medical College Lahore
  • Atif Raza Riphah International University
  • Arifa Shehzadi Sughra Shafi Medical Complex

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.312

Keywords:

Premenstrual Symptoms, Severity, Working Women

Abstract

The premenstrual disorder is a typical psychosomatic disorder for women of reproductive age. It is an array of emotional, behavioral, and physical signs that happen all through the late luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and vanishes by it’s beginning Objective: To investigate the effect of premenstrual syndrome on the life of working women and their experience of tiredness and insight about the causes, effect and controlling of symptoms. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 170 working females and was completed in 6 months from July 2021-December 2021. Inclusion Criteria included the age of 20 to 40years. Exclusion Criteria included housewives and females having a systematic illness and autoimmune disorders. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Scale and SF-36 were used. All patients were chosen using the purposive sampling technique. Results: Working women with PMS have decreased levels of work-related quality of life in their professional lives.  The PMS score in working women 7.82% mild symptoms, 22.32% moderate, 16.13% severe symptoms, 3.17% very severe symptoms. Conclusions: PMS significantly influenced daily activities related to professional and personal lives. Valid conclusions were drawn that PMS had a great impact on working women with behavioral and psychological symptoms.

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2022-05-31

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Mahmood, A., Fatima, N., Rafaqat , Z., Raza, A., & Shehzadi, A. (2022). Impact of Premenstrual syndrome on quality of life of working women : Impact of Premenstrual syndrome on quality of life. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(5), 104–107. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.312

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