Smoking, alcohol, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in outpatients with functional dyspepsia and among dyspepsia subgroups.

@article{Talley1994SmokingAA,
  title={Smoking, alcohol, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in outpatients with functional dyspepsia and among dyspepsia subgroups.},
  author={Nicholas J Talley and Amy L. Weaver and Alan R. Zinsmeister},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1994},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={524-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Although there is a paucity of data, environmental factors such as smoking, alcohol, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are believed to be important in the pathogenesis of functional dyspepsia. We aimed to evaluate, in outpatients presenting for endoscopy, the role of environmental factors in functional dyspepsia. METHODS A consecutive sample of 73 patients with functional dyspepsia completed a validated questionnaire prior to endoscopy. The comparison group… CONTINUE READING

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