Impact of menopausal symptoms on quality of life among women's in Qena city

Reda Ali, Sayed Mohamed, Manal Moustafa, Sahar El saied
2014 Assiut Scientific Nursing Journal  
Menopause, the time when a woman stops having menstrual periods, is not a disease or an illness for most women, menopause is a normal occurrence.. The most common age range at which women experience menopause is 48-55 years.. Aim of the study: To assess the Impact of menopausal symptoms on quality of life among women's in Qena City. Subject and Method: it was a descriptive study and a convenient sample included 250 menopausal women. Data was collected through a questionnaire to collect
more » ... to collect necessary data. Setting: The study was conducted at out patient's clinics of Qena University and general hospitals and south valley university. Results: the study results revealed that there was a positive strong correlation between MRS and QOL (r = 0.878). Conclusion : It can be concluded that post-menopausal women in this study had severe menopausal symptoms and this had adversely affected on quality of life. Recommendations: Implement appropriate health educational programs are essential for improving the quality of life of menopausal women in Qena city.
doi:10.21608/asnj.2014.147108 fatcat:3jiga2z7eza6tihj4na3qbcaaq