Effect of Epsom Salt Soak on Migraine among Nursing Students at SUM Nursing College, Bhubaneswar

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Neurological Nursing
Received Date: 01/04/2024
Acceptance Date: 03/23/2024
Published On: 2024-03-30
First Page: 31
Last Page: 34

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By: Radharani Rath and Anitha. B


Background: Migraine, a genetically influenced disorder, manifests as recurring episodes of intense headache, typically on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. It constitutes a significant source of chronic illness and is a leading contributor to various types of headaches globally. Epsom salt, known for its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, offers a side-effect-free option for alleviating migraine pain and serves as a readily available and affordable complementary alternative medicine for this condition. Aim: To assess the effect of Epsom salt soak on migraine pain among B.Sc. nursing students. Materials and Methods: A quasi-experimental design, specifically a non-randomized control group approach, was utilized for this study. The research involved 30 nursing students from SUM Nursing College, Bhubaneswar, selected through the purposive sampling technique rather than random selection. Result: The findings revealed that the post-test mean value (14+2.10) in the experimental group had a t test value of -2.20 and a P value of 0.02, which was a statistically significant difference between the experimental and control groups at P ≤ 0.05. Conclusion: The results of this study indicated a noteworthy decrease in migraine occurrence among the students. Hence, the administration of Epsom salt soak was effective in treating the migraine ailments.

Keywords: Effectiveness, chronic illness, complementary alternative medicine, Epsom salt soak, migraine



How to cite this article: Radharani Rath and Anitha. B, Effect of Epsom Salt Soak on Migraine among Nursing Students at SUM Nursing College, Bhubaneswar. International Journal of Neurological Nursing. 2024; 10(01): 31-34p.

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