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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
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Textbook Problem

Design experiments to determine if, and at what dose, vitamin E can decrease menstrual cramping significantly.

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Experiment to determine about particular dosage of vitamin E can decrease menstrual cramping.

Introduction:

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that play crucial role as an antioxidant in the body. Vitamin E is made up of eight fat-soluble molecules, four are tocopherols and four are tocotrienols. Vitamin E helps in decreasing menstrual cramp by balancing hormonal level. As suggested in reports the combination of calcium and vitamin D can affect the mood and physical symptoms of PMS at the same time.

Explanation

An experiment can be designed by taking large population of PMS women and divide them equally on the basis of three groups:

Low Dosage: 200-250 IU (international unit) dose of vitamin E per day.

Medium Dosage: 450-550 (international unit) dose of vitamin E per day.

High Dosage: 900-1000(international unit) dose of vitamin E per day...

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