wulandari, ayu and Rodiani, Rodiani and ratna dewi, puspita sari (2018) Pengaruh Pemberian Ekstrak Kunyit (Curcuma longa linn) dalam Mengatasi Dismenorea. Jurnal Majority, 7 (2). pp. 193-197. ISSN 2337-3776

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Menstruation is the process of removal of blood clots from the outer layer of the uterus due to the complex somatopsikis process includes hormonal, biochemical and psychosocial elements that occur every month, this menstrual cycle can cause pain or pain in the abdominal area called dysmenorrhoea. Prevalence of dysmenorrhoea in the world is still very high, in Indonesia the incidence of menstrual pain recorded 64.25% consisting of 54.89% experienced primary menstrual pain while 9.36% experienced secondary menstrual pain. Dysmenorrhoea can occur of an increase in F2-alpha prostaglandin (PG) which is a cyclooxygenase (COX-2) that may cause hypertonus and vasoconstriction in the myometrium. Dysmenorrhoea can be treated by administration of analgesic drugs such as aspirin and acetaminophen, diuretics such as thiazides, spasmolytics, but can cause side effects. Herbal products or fitofarmaka can be used as the main alternative for women who want to reduce the pain of dysmenorrhoea without side effects, one of them is a turmeric-based drink To overcome dysmenorrhea can use turmeric or named latin Curcuma Longa Linn. The content of phenolic compounds in turmeric is believed to be used as an antioxidant, analgesic, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory. More specifically the curcumine content of turmeric can inhibit the occurrence of cyclooxygenase (COX) reactions that can inhibit and reduce the occurrence of inflammation and will reduce and inhibit uterine contractions that cause menstrual pain.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: RODIANI
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 03:06
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2018 03:06
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/9497

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