Jennifer L. Payne, MD Study Finds Menstrual Symptoms Hurt Workplace Productivity of Many Women

January 31, 2023 by

Jennifer L. Payne, MD

Jennifer L. Payne, MD

Menstrual symptoms reduce the workplace productivity of many American women, with 45.2% reporting that their symptoms require them to take days off, according to a new UVA Health survey. The study also found that digital health apps can help women better manage their menstrual symptoms, improve their productivity and reduce the amount of leave they need to take.

Jennifer L. Payne, MD, is the senior author on the study and director of  the Reproductive Psychiatry Research Program at the School of Medicine.

Read complete article in the UVA Health Newsroom. 

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