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Abstract Title:

Menorrhagia: a synopsis of management focusing on herbal and nutritional supplements, and chiropractic.

Abstract Source:

J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2007 Dec ;51(4):235-46. PMID: 18060009

Abstract Author(s):

Anna B Livdans-Forret, Phyllis J Harvey, Susan M Larkin-Thier

Article Affiliation:

Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1000 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 53803, USA. [email protected]


INTRODUCTION: To make chiropractors more aware of menorrhagia and how they can serve a role in their patient's care and education since women make up 60% of the population seeking chiropractic care.

METHOD: A review of the biomedical literature on menorrhagia was conducted. Items that were retrieved were synthesized and interpreted in order to give the best information to practicing chiropractors.

DISCUSSION: Most of the information available relative to menorrhagia is medically oriented. Other treatment options can include: chiropractic, various types of herbs, and nutritional supplements.

CONCLUSION: Knowledge of medical treatment, nutritional supplements, along with chiropractic treatment options may be beneficial to doctors in their practice.

Study Type : Review

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