Impact of varied temperature living conditions stress levels and sleeping duration on oligomenorrhea: a comprehensive study among women

Authors

  • Swamynathan Sanjaykumar Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9945-2223
  • Navaraj Chelliah Jesus Rajkumar Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, India https://orcid.org/0009-0008-9681-8937
  • Ponnusamy Yoga Lakshmi Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3461-8226

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15391/prrht.2023-8(4).02

Keywords:

secondary oligomenorrhea, menstrual cycle, temperature, stress, sleeping duration

Abstract

Purpose: secondary oligomenorrhea, characterized by infrequent menstrual cycles, is a significant concern in women's reproductive health. Understanding the multifaceted determinants of this menstrual disorder is essential for developing effective interventions and improving women's well-being. This study aims to comprehensively investigate the interplay between diverse temperature living conditions, stress levels, and sleeping duration in relation to secondary oligomenorrhea.

Material & Methods: to achieve our objectives, we conducted a cross-sectional survey involving a diverse cohort of women aged 18 to 23 years, all of whom had experienced secondary oligomenorrhea. We employed a carefully crafted questionnaire to collect extensive data on various aspects, including demographic information, menstrual history, exposure to different temperature conditions, and sleeping patterns. Subsequently, the collected data underwent statistical analyses, including correlation and regression analyses, to unravel the intricate associations between temperature, stress, sleeping duration, and secondary oligomenorrhea.

Results: the study unveiled intriguing correlations across a spectrum of temperature conditions and identified a consistent negative correlation between sleeping duration and menstrual cycle length, regardless of temperature fluctuations. This finding suggests that longer sleeping durations are associated with slightly shorter menstrual cycles. However, the impact of stress on secondary oligomenorrhea displayed variability depending on temperature conditions, indicating a more complex relationship.

Conclusion: this investigation significantly enhances our understanding of how diverse temperature living conditions, stress levels, and sleeping patterns collectively influence secondary oligomenorrhea. While the observed correlations are of moderate strength, they underscore the intricate and multifaceted nature of menstrual cycle regulation. These findings emphasize the need for a holistic approach when addressing secondary oligomenorrhea, considering factors beyond temperature, stress, and sleeping duration.

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2023-12-14

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Swamynathan Sanjaykumar, Navaraj Chelliah Jesus Rajkumar, & Ponnusamy Yoga Lakshmi. (2023). Impact of varied temperature living conditions stress levels and sleeping duration on oligomenorrhea: a comprehensive study among women. Physical Rehabilitation and Recreational Health Technologies, 8(4), 183–187. https://doi.org/10.15391/prrht.2023-8(4).02

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