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

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

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Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1000 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 53803, USA. livdans_a@palmer.edu

Abstract

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.

KEYWORDS:

alternative care; chiropractic; menorrhagia; natural supplements; nutrition

PMID:
18060009
PMCID:
PMC2077876
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