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Effects of Acupoint-Stimulation for the Treatment of Primary Dysmenorrhoea Compared with NSAIDs: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 19 RCTs

Primary dysmenorrhoea (PD), defined as painful menses in women with normal pelvic anatomy, is one of the most common gynaecological syndromes. Acupoint-stimulation could potentially be an effective intervention for PD. Our aim was to determine the effectiveness of acupoint-stimulation compared with Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NASIDs) in the treatment of PD. Read more here.