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The potential therapeutic effect of melatonin in gastro-esophageal reflux disease by Jan Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 12:00am By Tharwat S Kandil and Colleague Background Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) defined as a condition that develops when the reflux of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. Many drugs are used for the treatment of GERD such as omeprazole (a proton pump inhibitor) which is a widely used antiulcer dru ... Read on »
Natural Solutions For GERD by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:56pm One of the most common health complaints I see in my practice, is GERD, or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. GERD, also referred to as acid reflux (back flow from stomach), has several symptoms associated with it, including heartburn, the most common complaint. Along with heartburn or chest pain, belching, regurgitating food, a sour taste, pain or ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) the muscle connecting the esophagus with the stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD. Doctors believe that some people suffer from GERD due to a condition called hi ... Read on »
Hiatal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach bulges through your diaphragm into your chest cavity. Introduction A hernia occurs when one part of the body protrudes through a gap or opening into another part. A hiatal hernia forms at the opening in your diaphragm where your food pipe (esophagus) joins your stomach. Part ... Read on »
How Severe Is Your Acid Reflux Disease Symptom? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:41pm A cid reflux disease is a common condition and can affect anyone at any age. Some people won’t even notice they have acid reflux until symptoms become more obvious. If you think you have the condition, take note that symptoms vary from mild to severe. When your body experiences an acid reflux disease symptom, you may not be aware of it until you ... Read on »
Linx Medical Device Helping Many With GERD When Drugs Don’t Work-Patients in the OC and Others Across the US Getting Relie by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 11:45am Back in 2010 the Linx device, which is a small metal necklace was approved in Europe and since then it has FDA approval here in the US.  Many people suffer from GERD which is acid reflux and can lead to other complications.  People that have is chronically get that awful acid up from the stomach.  I have experience it a few times in life but it ... Read on »
Acid Reflux Disease by Jan Posted Sat 19 Dec 2009 6:47pm Acid reflux or Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) disease  occurs when the acid rich liquid content of the stomach regurgitates into the esophagus. This acid-rich liquid can inflame and damage the lining of your esophagus. The refluxed liquid may also contain bile that that has backed-up into the stomach from the small intestine (duodenum). The st ... Read on »
How Severe Is Your Acid Reflux Disease Symptom? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Jan 2010 8:22pm Acid reflux disease is a common condition and can affect anyone at any age. Some people won’t even notice they have acid reflux until symptoms become more obvious. If you think you have the condition, take note that symptoms vary from mild to severe. When your body experiences an acid reflux disea ... Read on »
How Severe Is Your Acid Reflux Disease Symptom? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 9:38pm 1 Comment Acid reflux disease is a common condition and can affect anyone at any age. Some people won’t even notice they have acid reflux until symptoms become more obvious. If you think you have the condition, take note that symptoms vary from mild to severe. When your body experiences an acid reflux disease sy ... Read on »
Acid Reflux Syndrome - What You Must Know by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm The technical term for acid reflux syndrome is Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease or GERD for short. Basically, acid reflux syndrome occurs when acid from the stomach goes in the esophagus -- hence, reflux. Typically when this happens the acid will remain in the stomach, which causes discomfort. In mild cases it is heartburn that occurs. But in m ... Read on »