Gastroesophageal reflux disease (abbreviated as GERD), better known as acid reflux, is a disease whose main and most unpleasant symptom is painful heartburn. Acid reflux refers to the backwards motion of the contents of the stomach sneaking up into the esophagus where it doesn’t belong.
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Gastroenterology Topics: Acid Reflux Hernia Bloating Constipation Diarrhea Digestive Disorders Colitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Gastrointestinal problems of various kinds are commonly seen and affect almost everyone at least once in a lifetime. Gastrointestinal problems can affect one or multiple organs of a human GI tract, including stomach, intestines and colon. Some of the most common [...]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when acid escapes from the stomach and travels up the esophagus. The common name for GERD is acid indigestion. Food that you eat travels down the esophagus, past a valve, and into the stomach. The valve is supposed to keep the food and acid in the stomach from coming back [...]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also commonly known as GERD, is a condition with symptoms such as chronic heartburn and belching, hoarseness with a sore throat which never seems to go away, discomfort when swallowing, and unpleasant taste in the mouth with excessive saliva, nasty breath, inflamed gums, as well as tooth enamel erosion. These annoying symptoms [...]
Acid indigestion is a very common problem, and there are a number of causes for this condition. Often called heartburn or just indigestion, this condition causes a burning sensation in the upper chest and esophagus. Gastroesophageal reflux disease can cause acid indigestion, and so can the production of too much stomach acid which flows back [...]