Vitamin E can treat dysmenorrhea

Women with dysmenorrhea often experience lower abdominal pain or lumbosacral pain before or after menstruation. Some people have severe pain, even appear other symptoms, such as vomiting, pale face, cold hands and feet, seriously affected the normal study, work or life, this time often need treatment.


At present, there is no good way to cure dysmenorrhea. Take analgesic tablets, compound belladonna tablets, atropine and other drugs, is only the right disease. Because oral contraceptives can adjust the menstrual cycle, reduce menstrual volume, so many hospitals will take contraceptives, the treatment of dysmenorrhea.

Iranian researchers have found that taking five tablets of vitamin E a day between the first two days of menstruation and the third day of menstruation can help relieve dysmenorrhea. The findings were published in the recent British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.The researchers say dysmenorrhea is associated with levels of prostaglandin in the body during menstruation, and because vitamin E inhibits the production of prostaglandins, it can be used to treat dysmenorrhea. Experts also point out that the combination of vitamin E and currently commonly used oral contraceptives will be more effective.

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