Food recommendations for abnormal uterine bleeding in Traditional Iranian medicine on the basis of Hemorheology

  • Golamreza salsali
  • Nafise Zafarghandi
  • Fatemeh Nojavan
  • Atieh Sadat Danesh
Keywords: Dietary recommendations, Abnormal uterine bleeding, Traditional Iranian Medicine, Hemorheology, Blood rheology

Abstract

Abnormal uterine bleeding is one of the most common problems in pre-menopausal women. Traditional Iranian Medicine has given numerous reasons for this problem. Some of these problems are focused upon the rheological changes that show up in the blood. Food recommendations are one of the first therapeutic measures in Traditional Iranian Medicine and determination of the type of patient's diet is an integral part of the therapeutic protocols of this medicine. This article intends to review the books of Traditional Iranian Medicine in addition to the nutritional recommendations of this science in abnormal uterine bleeding and explain their effect on changes in blood rheology. For this purpose, the texts of Iranian Medicine related to different ages were searched and dietary recommendations in abnormal uterine bleeding were extracted. From this point of view, some changes in the quality or quantity of blood, according to the science of fluid mechanics, increases fluidity of blood. The recommended diets in Traditional Iranian Medicine to correct these changes will help control and cure this problem.

 

Author Biographies

Golamreza salsali

Department of Traditional Iranian Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran.

Nafise Zafarghandi

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Science, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran

Fatemeh Nojavan

Department of Traditional Iranian Medicine, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran

Health and Spiritual research Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.

 

Atieh Sadat Danesh

Department of Traditional Iranian Medicine, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.

Published
2019-04-02
Section
Review Articles