A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge of Post- Menopausal Women Regarding the Effects of Pranayama on Post-Menopausal Symptoms

Authors

  • Anam Mohd. Saleem
  • Madhvi
  • Nisha Thapa
  • Shivangi Goswami
  • Shivani Chaudhary
  • Shubhanshi Sharma
  • Shweta

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v14i2.17987

Keywords:

Pranayama, Post-menopausal symptoms, post-menopausal women.

Abstract

Menopausal women suffer from many problems such as hot flushes, headache, profuse night sweating,
fatigue, hair loss, insomnia, weight gain, joint pain, muscle pain, dry skin, vaginal dryness and mood
disorders and it is well understood that menopausal women have been suffering from hot flushes,
insomnia, headache, fatigue and profuse night sweating there is a need to overcome this unsatisfied life
event. Thus, the investigator conducted a study to assess the knowledge regarding effects of pranayama
on post-menopausal symptoms among post-menopausal women. The study was conducted in AVJ
Heights, Zeta-1, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. 100 Menopausal women were selected by convenience
sampling technique. A structured knowledge questionnaire was used for assessing the knowledge
regarding effects of pranayama on selected post-menopausal symptoms for post-menopausal women.
Descriptive statistics were used to analyse the data. In this study, the mean score was 67.92 with S.D
8.79. Mode and median of were 66 and 66. Hence, the participants had average knowledge regarding
effects of pranayama on post-menopausal symptoms.

Author Biographies

Anam Mohd. Saleem

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing Sciences and Research,
Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida, U.P-201306

Madhvi

Senior Tutor,School of Nursing Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida,U.P-201306

Nisha Thapa

Student of B.Sc Nursing IVth year, School of Nursing Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida,U.P-201306

Shivangi Goswami

Student of B.Sc Nursing IVth Year, School of Nursing Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida,U.P-201306

Shivani Chaudhary

Student of B.Sc Nursing IVth year, School of Nursing Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida,U.P-201306

Shubhanshi Sharma

Student of B.Sc Nursing IVth year, School of Nursing Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida,U.P-201306

Shweta

Student of B.Sc Nursing IVth year, School of Nursing Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Plot 32,34, Knowledge Park III Greater Noida,U.P-201306

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Published

2022-04-13