Abdominal stretching to reduce premenstrual syndrome: a case series

Yuni Khoiriyatul Mujtahidah Rohmah, Mukhoirotin Mukhoirotin


Background: cases of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) among teenagers living in Hurun Inn Boarding School at the Pondok Pesantren Darul 'Ulum Jombang are quite a lot. In the 60 teenagers get surveyed, there were 22 (36.67%) people who experienced PMS. It means the problems need acute treatment to overcome.

Case presentation: This case study reports the effectiveness of giving abdominal stretching to ten teenagers who have PMS at the boarding school. The results showed a decrease in the PMS scale from a severed level (70%) to a medium-scale (60%) in the first cycle of menstruation and a mild level (60%) in the second cycle.

Conclusion: Abdominal stretching can reduce PMS symptoms.


Menstruation; Premenstrual syndrome; Female; Adolescent

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DOI: 10.30595/medisains.v18i1.6930

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ISSN: 2621-2366