oa South African Medical Journal - A possible role of prolactin in preventing heartburn during pregnancy
|Article Title||A possible role of prolactin in preventing heartburn during pregnancy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 King Edward VIII Hospital and University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Jan 1979|
|Pages||127 - 128|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthesiology, Chemical pathology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Heartburn, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Prolactin and Surgery|
Although heartburn, thought to indicate reflux of gastric contents into the oesophagus, occurs frequently in pregnant women during the first trimester, its aetiology is not clear.
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