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Severely Obese People at Significantly Higher Risk of Developing GERD

Severely obese people are at significantly higher risk of developing a chronic acid reflux condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a...

Stretta Procedure Effective in Treating GERD

A treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) known as the Stretta procedure has been shown to relieve symptoms such as heartburn and regurgitation, while...

What is Acid Reflux/GERD ?

Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES)--the muscle connecting the...

Study: Chronic NSAID Use Ups Risk of Bleeding and Intestinal Damage

Chronic users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have an increased risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine, according to a study...

Losing Weight, Elevating Head of Bed Help People with Heartburn Caused...

Losing weight and elevating the head of the bed are two lifestyle changes that appear to help people with heartburn caused by gastroesophageal reflux...