Effect of Acupuncture and Diet Modification on amenorrheaIN FEMALE ATHLETE TRIAD

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National Research Centre, Egypt

Status

Withdrawn

Conditions

Female Athlete Triad

Treatments

Other: Acupuncture
Dietary Supplement: Diet supplementary

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03817827
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Details and patient eligibility

About

The present study will be designed to investigate the effect of acupuncture and diet modification using soy products on amenorrhea in female athlete triad. For this purpose this study will be carried out on sixty female athletes participating gymnastics. They will be recruited from Sports Medicine specialized center in Nasr City, their ages will range from 17 to 25 years old and their BMI will be < 20 Kg/m2 .

Full description

The subjects will be divided into three groups equal in number, matched for measured variable: Group (A): Acupuncture only will be used in this group for 30 minutes, three times per week for twelve weeks. The acupuncture needles were inserted in points located on the abdomen. Group (B): This group will receive only the diet modification contains soy products (phytoestrogen) as 100 milliliter soy milk and 100 grams soy beans daily in the morning as a breakfast alone to ensure its absorption, this dose had been taken for 12 weeks. Group (C): This group will receive both acupuncture therapy for 30 minutes, three times per week for 12 weeks and diet modification contains soy products as 100 milliliter soy milk and 100 grams soy beans daily in the morning for 12 weeks.

Sex

Female

Ages

17 to 25 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • All patients suffering from athletic amenorrhea.
  • Their age will be ranged from 17-25 years old.
  • Their body mass index will be less than 18.5 kg/m2.
  • No history of previous pregnancies.
  • No history of any pathological disease causing amenorrhea.
  • They are medically stable and consented to participate in the study.

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients with gynecological diseases that may cause amenorrhea.
  • Patients using contraceptive pills.
  • Patients using hormonal treatment.
  • Patients using induction of ovulation methods.
  • Patients following any other diet modification method.
  • Patients who receive any drug with side effect of amenorrhea.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

0 participants in 3 patient groups

Acupuncture
Experimental group
Description:
this group will receive Acupuncture therapy for 30 minutes three times per week
Treatment:
Other: Acupuncture
diet modification
Experimental group
Description:
this group will receive diet using soy products a
Treatment:
Dietary Supplement: Diet supplementary
combined group
Experimental group
Description:
will receive both acupuncture therapy and soy products
Treatment:
Dietary Supplement: Diet supplementary
Other: Acupuncture

Trial contacts and locations

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