ASSOCIATION BETWEEN MENARCHE AGE AND MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS


Muharam R, Muhammad Ikhsan, Herdinda Erudite Rizkinya

Abstract


Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the association between menarche age and menopausal symptoms.

Methods: A cross-sectional study with 100 perimenopause subjects. Every subject was assessed of their menopausal symptoms with validated menopause rating scale (MRS) questionnaire. Menopause symptoms were classified into somato-vegetative, psychological, and urogenital symptoms. Statistical analysis was used to assess menarche age and menopause symptoms associations.

Results: Out of 100 subjects, somato-vegetative, psychological, and urogenital symptoms were found in 46%, 68%, and 74% cases, respectively. Menarche age was varied between 10 and 17-year-old. There was a significant correlation between menarche age and psychological symptoms (p=0.034). However, there was no significant correlation between menarche age and somato-vegetative as well as urogenital symptoms (p=0.257; p=0.093).

Conclusion: There was a significant association between menarche age and psychological symptoms in perimenopause women. However, there was no association between menarche age and somato-vegetative as well as urogenital symptoms in perimenopause women.


Keywords


menopause, symptoms, menarche age, Menopause Rating Scale

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Title

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN MENARCHE AGE AND MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS

Keywords

menopause, symptoms, menarche age, Menopause Rating Scale

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i6.17706

Date

01-06-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 6 June 2017 Page: 168-170

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Muharam R
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Muhammad Ikhsan
Indonesian Reproductive Medicine Research and Training Center, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Herdinda Erudite Rizkinya
Indonesian Reproductive Medicine Research and Training Center, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Indonesia


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