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Effect of Peppermint as One of Carminatives on Relieving Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ( GERD ) During Pregnancy

  title={Effect of Peppermint as One of Carminatives on Relieving Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ( GERD ) During Pregnancy},
  author={Eman M. Sayed Ahmed and Saher M. Soliman and Hisham M. Mahmoud},
This is an intervention study aimed at studying the effectiveness of peppermint on relieving gastroesophageal reflux disease "GERD" during pregnancy .It was conducted at out patient antenatal clinic of Ain Shams Maternity University Hospital after obtaining faculty ethical committee approval. The sample was consisted of 221 pregnant women. Tools used for data collection consisted of woman's knowledge structured interviewing questionnaire regard peppermint; woman's diary regard GERD symptoms… 

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