oa South African Medical Journal - Alcohol, aspirin, depresison, smoking, stress and the patient with a gastric ulcer
|Article Title||Alcohol, aspirin, depresison, smoking, stress and the patient with a gastric ulcer|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Gastro-intestinal clinic, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Feb 1976|
|Pages||293 - 297|
|Keyword(s)||Alcohol, Aspirin, Depression, Gastric ulceration, Gastroenterology, Smoking, Stress and Ulcer healing|
It would seem that a gastric ulcer is the product of an interaction between chronic gastritis, the acid (and pepsin) of the gastric juice, and one or more precipitating factors.
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