Nutritional recommendations for patients with uterine discharge in Iranian Traditional Medicine

Meyari, Azam and Tansaz, Mojgan and Yavari, Maryam and Bahman, Maryam and Memarzadeh Zavareh, Hajar and Nabi Meybodi, Razieh and Biglerkhani, Mehdi and Atieh Naeimi, Seyedeh (2017) Nutritional recommendations for patients with uterine discharge in Iranian Traditional Medicine. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 20 (ویژه ن). pp. 68-77.

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Introduction: Leucorrhea that was mentioned as Sayalan-e Rahem in Iranian traditional medicine is of the most common complains of women referring to gynecologic clinics. In Persian medicine, different treatment steps are proposed for these patients that nutritional recommendation is the first step in this regard. This study was performed with aim to summarize and present the nutritional guidelines in Sayalan-e Rahem from various sources so that it can be used to reduce recurrence and the incidence of drug complications. Methods: In this review study, during several meetings of authors and reviewing the most popular sources of traditional Iranian medicine, the topics related to nutritional guidelines in uterine discharge were collected and classified. Also, nutritional recommendations for uterine discharges in different conventional medicine books and the studies in different journals were extracted and then compared. Results: Based on Iranian Physician's point of view, some types of food have been generally recommended for patients with Sayalan-e Rahem that among them, we can mention astringent (Barberry, Lentils, Sumac and Mung bean( and tonic foods (apple and quince(. Sourness, garlic, onion, turnip, cow meat and flatulent foods have been generally avoided in patients with Sayalan-e Rahem. If Sayalan-e Rahem be due to imbalance of four different humors in the body, appropriate diet will be advised for each distemperament. Conclusion: Considering lack of enough nutritional recommendation in conventional medicine for patients with leucorrhea, so attention to the mentioned above and performing scientifically evaluations on the effect of recommended food in Sayalan-e Rahem can be effective on enhancing health and life quality of women.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2017 16:54
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2017 16:54

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