Title : Negative correlation of cigarette smoking and dysmenorrhea: reduced prostaglandin synthesis due to beta-endorphin, nicotine, or acrolein antagonism.

Pub. Date : 1989 Mar

PMID : 2523509






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1 Negative correlation of cigarette smoking and dysmenorrhea: reduced prostaglandin synthesis due to beta-endorphin, nicotine, or acrolein antagonism. Prostaglandins proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens
2 It is suggested that the mechanism for decreased incidence of dysmenorrhea in female cigarette smokers may lie in the possible inhibition of algesic prostaglandins smoking induced stimulation of beta-endorphin, nicotine, or acrolein. Prostaglandins proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens