The Effectiveness of Yoga and Chamomile Tea on Sleep Quality in Adolescents Experiencing Dysmenorrhea


Primary dysmenorrhea occurs in adolescents at the age of 12-20 years with a prevalence of 60-93%. Acute pain due to dysmenorrhea can cause sleep disturbances in adolescents because they feel uncomfortable due to menstrual pain. Impaired sleep quality can lead to physiological and psychological disorders. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of yoga and drinking chamomile tea on the sleep quality of adolescents with dysmenorrhea. A quasi-experimental pre-test post-test design was used with a control group. The results showed that there was a significant difference in the average sleep quality of adolescents before and after yoga and drinking chamomile tea compared with the control group. Therefore, we can conclude that yoga and drinking chamomile tea can be effective in reducing sleep disorders caused by menstrual pain in adolescent girls with dysmenorrhea.

Keywords: adolescent, chamomile, dysmenorrhea, sleep quality, yoga

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