Menarcheal age of blind girls

Menarcheal age in blind

  • Kalanghot Padmanabhan Skandhan Shri B. M. K. Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE University https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4067-6825
  • Spandana Reddy B. J. Medical College
  • Amita Pandya B. J. Medical College
  • Sumangala Balakrishnan B. J. Medical College
  • Dayani Osuki Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University
  • Jaya Vasudevan B. J. Medical College
Keywords: Bling girls, Influence of light, Menarcheal age, Normal girls

Abstract

Menarche is a developmental milestone. Age at which menarche is attained is highly variable and highly sensitive to a variety of internal and external forces like climatic conditions, physical and mental factors, nutrition and socio-economic status. Exposure to light and other visual cues may influence the pubertal changes. Menarcheal age (MA) of 110 blind girls was compared to that of 102 normal girls of same age group and of same area of residence. An advancement of 9 months in MA was seen in blind girls. Influence of light and other factors on menarche is discussed.

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Author Biographies

Kalanghot Padmanabhan Skandhan, Shri B. M. K. Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE University

Visiting Professor

Spandana Reddy, B. J. Medical College

Department of Physiology

Amita Pandya, B. J. Medical College

Department of Physiology

Sumangala Balakrishnan, B. J. Medical College

Department of Physiology

Jaya Vasudevan, B. J. Medical College

Department of Physiology

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2018-03-31
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Skandhan K, Reddy S, Pandya A, Balakrishnan S, Osuki D, Vasudevan J. Menarcheal age of blind girls. Annals of Medical Physiology [Internet]. 31Mar.2018 [cited 20Jun.2018];2(1):3-. Available from: http://amphysiol.com/index.php/amp/article/view/v2i1.277584
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