Elham Akhtari

Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Persian Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


  • Research Article   

    Author(s): Fatemeh Zali42715, Sakineh Erabi42716, Elham Akhtari42717 and Najmeh Bagheriani42718*

    Objective: Dysmenorrhea denotes the pain associated with menstrual cycles, which is often felt in the lower abdomen. It is typically characterized by a cramping nature and is a highly common gynecological problem with negative impacts on various aspects of the life of the patient. The complications of the current treatments encourage inquiry into alternative therapies. Methods: This paper examines dysmenorrhea from the perspective of Al-Zahrawi (Albucasis), a famous physician of the 10th-11th century AD, based on his eminent book “al-Tasrif” and some reference books of traditional Persian medicine. We also examined dysmenorrhea and some alternative therapies from the perspective of conventional medicine as found on the PubMed database and Google scholar search engine. Results: According to Al-Zahrawi, t.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.31858/0975-8453.13.7.464-467

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