Period Pain Seaweed Trial Abstract

Menstrual disorders are highly prevalent with headline rates claiming over 95% of women experience menstrual problems at some time during their reproductive lives. The implications of such large numbers translate to enormous economic cost, with lost work and educational opportunities for women. This reports on a pilot study from 2020.

The Attenuation of Dysmenorrhea and Menorrhagia by the Red Seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii: A pilot study.

Authors: Leanne M Sterling J Hugh Butler July 2021

Download or read the abstract for period pain seaweed trial from a trial undertaken in 2020. Volunteers ate a small serving of seaweed on a daily basis to reduce impacts on lifestyle and to improve health and wellbeing.

M. Armour et al., “The prevalence and academic impact of dysmenorrhea in 21,573 young women: a systematic review and meta-analysis,” Journal of Women’s Health, vol. 28, no. 8, pp. 1161-1171, 2019 (Pubmed)

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