Effectiveness of Ginger Jelly Candy to Reduce Intensity and Duration of Primary Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents
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- Ginger jelly; primary dysmenorrhea; adolescents
Dysmenorrhea is one of the most common gynecologic complaints experienced by teenagers and more than half of menstruating women. The adverse effects of dysmenorrhea affect the psychological and economy aspects. The purpose of this study was to analyze the differences decrease of intensity and duration of primary dysmenorrhea between adolescents who were given ginger jelly candies and given ibuprofen.
This research is an experimental Quasy research with nonequivalent pre test-post test control group design. Population in this research is student of Health Polytechnic of Health Ministry of Tasikmalaya which experienced primary dysmenorrhea with medium degree of dysmenorrhea which amount 94 people that divided into 2 groups. 47 respondents were given ginger jelly candy and 47 respondents were given ibuprofen. Samples were taken in consecutive sampling. The results showed that ginger jelly candy can decrease the intensity and duration of dysmenorrhea (p < 0.001). After comparison, there was a difference of decrease in the intensity of dysmenorrhea after the first 6 h of jelly candy and ibuprofen treatment (p < 0.05) but no difference in duration of dysmenorrhea between jelly candy and ibuprofen treatment (p = 0.991) Conclusions in this study are jelly ginger and ibuprofen can both reduce the intensity and duration of primary dysmenorrhea in adolescents. Therefore, the decrease of intensity and duration of dismenorrhea in the group of adolescents treated with ibuprofen were higher than adolescents treated with ginger jelly candies.
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TY - CONF AU - Qanita Wulandara PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Effectiveness of Ginger Jelly Candy to Reduce Intensity and Duration of Primary Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1050 EP - 1058 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_117 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_117 ID - Wulandara2023 ER -