A STUDY TO ASSESS THE KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREMENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT AMONG WOMEN (45-50 YEARS)

Mrs. Muthulakshmi. C, Ms. Sandhiya. E

Abstract


Premenopause is a biological stage in a woman’s life when she is no longer fertile and is marked by the cessation of menstruation. A woman is defined as postmenopausal from 1 year after her last period. The study aimed to assess the knowledge regarding premenopausal symptoms and their management among women. Descriptive research design was used with 100 samples who matched the inclusion criteria were selected by convenience sampling technique.Demographic variables were collected by self-structural questionnaires.Out of 100 samples, 25(25%) women having adequate knowledge, 15(15%)women having moderate knowledge, 60(60%) women having adequate knowledge on premenopausal symptoms and their management among women.Before assessing the knowledge majority of the women have a negative outlook towards premenopausal symptoms and their management. After providing information regarding premenopausal symptoms and management women have a positive outlook.


Keywords


Knowledge, premenopausal symptoms & management, premenopausal women

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