Navigation Links
Period pain not made worse by copper IUD
Date:5/7/2013

Previous scientific studies have suggested that women who use a copper IUD for contraception suffer from worse period pain, but a study at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, that followed 2,100 women over a 30-year period shows that this is not the case.

In the study, 19-year-olds born in 1962, 1972 and 1982 were asked questions about their height, weight, pregnancies, children, period pain and contraception. The latest results, published in the leading journal Human Reproduction, reveal that women who use a copper IUD do not suffer from worse period pain than women who use other non-hormonal contraceptives (such as condoms) or no contraception at all, while women who use a hormonal IUD or the combined pill and those who have given birth experience milder period pain.

"Research into period pain is sorely needed," says researcher Ingela Lindh from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. "Lowering the number of women who suffer from period pain will bring down absence from work and school and reduce the consumption of painkillers."

Lindh says the new study provides new and valuable information about when an IUD should be considered, for both medical professionals and users:

"Women often have incorrect information about how different forms of contraception affect period pain."

The article The influence of intrauterine contraception on the prevalence and severity of dysmenorrhea: a longitudinal population study was published in Human Reproduction on 11 April 2013.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ingela Lindh
Ingela.Lindh@vgregion.se
46-761-361-760
University of Gothenburg
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. IADR/AADR published study estimates high prevalence of periodontis in US adults
2. Penn-led research suggests a new strategy to prevent or halt periodontal disease
3. Certified Astro-Clairvoyant Norah Guide With Premium Astrology Now Offers Insight Into Transit Periods
4. Atlantic Information Services Dec. 19 Webinar to Review Just-Ended MA Annual Election Period
5. 2-Year Period After Parents Suicide Try Most Risky for Children: Study
6. Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis Presents a New State-of-the-Art Center for Pelvic Pain, Painful Intercourse, and Painful Periods in Lake Orion, MI
7. Implant Overdentures - Dr. Jonathan Penchas Has Examined Studies That Show a High Success Rate and Advantages over Long Period
8. Is there a period of increased vulnerability for repeat traumatic brain injury?
9. Study finds childhood diagnosis of ADHD increased dramatically over 9-year period
10. Ueno Periodontics Now Offers Innovative Laser Gum Surgery to Treat Gum Disease
11. The Woodlands, TX Periodontist, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is Now Accepting New Patients For The Modern Bone Graft Procedure To Strengthen Jaw Bone For Dental Implants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/27/2015)... (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 In her mid-forties ... prevented her from working, Monica K. arrived at JET ... mending department quiet, defensive and scared. The owners and staff ... Support Services (EPSS) to offer jobs to challenged residents ... patience and a willingness to begin with the end in ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 Top medical ... surgery patients travel to the Dominican Republic to benefit ... surgery clinic is turning the medical tourism industry upside-down ... patients — with trustworthy services becoming the central influence. ... a plastic surgeon. Patients are not only attracted to ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... While deep learning was the topic of many ... , the CEO of one start-up spoke passionately about using ... well beyond the generally-agreed ceiling of 120 years. , Insilico ... of 12 companies recognized as the hottest GPU-powered startups in ... GTC Emerging Companies Summit have business models focused on ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 ... Day) Recovery Yoga for functional fitness athletes. This new ... creates a specific protocol for post-workout cool down. This ... mobility, promote breath control and mental focus. , ... said: “I started practicing yoga long before I started ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... 27, 2015 GrassrootsHealth, an international nonprofit ... Children (POC) NOW! vitamin D demonstration project April 7 ... South Carolina (MUSC), and will soon follow with a ... no cost to a minimum of 500 pregnant women ... these two service areas. The project will include patient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Red Deer Uniforms Shop Celebrates 3rd Year Sewing Hope for the Challenged 2Health News:Red Deer Uniforms Shop Celebrates 3rd Year Sewing Hope for the Challenged 3Health News:Dominican Republic Plastic Surgery Provider Turning Medical Tourism Upside-Down 2Health News:Dominican Republic Plastic Surgery Provider Turning Medical Tourism Upside-Down 3Health News:InSilico Medicine, Inc. Stands Out from High Tech Startups at 2015 GPU Conference 2Health News:InSilico Medicine, Inc. Stands Out from High Tech Startups at 2015 GPU Conference 3Health News:Endure Yoga Introduces WOD Recovery Yoga 2Health News:GrassrootsHealth Moves Vitamin D into Practice with Pregnant Women 2Health News:GrassrootsHealth Moves Vitamin D into Practice with Pregnant Women 3Health News:GrassrootsHealth Moves Vitamin D into Practice with Pregnant Women 4
... active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) needs to be careful// ... Belgium. ,Highly active antiretroviral treatment can dramatically ... expectancy. This is especially helpful for patients with ... to have a full commitment to the antiviral ...
... neck cancer who are undergoing radiation// therapy can now ... ,Oropharyngeal candidiasis is a fungal infection in the ... also called thrush. The symptoms of the disease are ... when removed leaves a bleeding surface. This is a ...
... often had complained of a sudden increase in weight, especially ... this sudden influx of weight often results in obesity that ... rise in type 2 diabetes cases, cardiovascular diseases and other ... may be due to a drop in the estrogen levels ...
... had affected a total of 423 cases in Angola,// which ... the form of a vaccine. ,A virus causes Marburg ... Ebola hemorrhagic fever. The disease is a rare condition but ... symptoms begin with severe headaches and feeling of severe unwell. ...
... intake of vitamin B may be at less risk from ... of alcohol along with vitamin B may have even reduced ... happens when there is growth of abnormal or malignant cells ... was done by Swedish and American researchers, said that inadequate ...
... an injury to the knee. This may lead to inflammations ... identified a way to find out how much loss of ... in order to find out whether the injury may be ... considered to be a risk factor for arthritis, it was ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:3/27/2015)... -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" ... leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator ... imaging centers in China , ... under which Concord Medical Services (International) Pte Ltd, ... to acquire the Fortis Surgical Hospital from Fortis ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... -- The Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that ... Department of Surgery at Kurume University Medical Center ... published. The study, a randomized non-blinded phase 2 ... adjuvant therapy with and without Antineoplastons A10/AS2-1 Injections ... A total of 65 patients, with histologically ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... Calif. , March 26, 2015 Huntington ... Gabriel Valley to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), ... procedure is a revolutionary new way to replace an ... of a heart lung machine. The procedure ... team led by Azhil ( Alex) Durairaj , MD, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Concord Medical Announces Acquisition of Fortis Surgical Hospital in Singapore 2Concord Medical Announces Acquisition of Fortis Surgical Hospital in Singapore 3Huntington Memorial Hospital Performs Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Replacement of Heart Valves 2
... , EXTON, Pa., Nov. 23 ... LaunchTrends (TM): Feraheme report, the second ... AMAG,s new IV iron product, Feraheme, through the first six months ... information from 50 unique Nephrologists and qualitative information from a subset ...
... , FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 23 ... of specialty medical products, announced that it has filed it Q3 2009 ... the developments during the 2009 calendar year. , Q3 2009 sales ... , Shareholder equity as of the Q3 2009 increased to $3,327,892 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reported Use of AMAG's Feraheme (ferumoxytol) Continues To Be Low, But a Number of Nephrologists Are 'On the Verge' of Use 2Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 2Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 3Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 4Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 5Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 6
... offers the Clareon to practices that require ... speed and efficacy. The versatility of the ... wide range of treatments that would typically ... need to worry about obsolescence because the ...
... advantages of the IPL Quantum DL and the ... other deeper vascular lesions. This cost-effective system is ... device or as an upgrade to the IPL ... of conditions including: Leg veins , ...
... of powerful, versatile, and innovative aesthetic treatments ... Pulsed Light and Laser System.,With StarLux you ... unit so theres no need to ... can choose among Laser, Intense Pulsed Light, ...
... Supplemental Confirmatory (Western Blot): The assay uses ... on their surface. The cells are fixed ... slide. Fixed, uninfected T-cells are provided as ... sample with HIV- I antibodies comes in ...
Medicine Products: