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Implanted Medical Device for GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) in Trials by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Feb 2009 10:44pm The procedure involves a 20-30 minute minimally-invasive surgical procedure to place the magnetic beads at the base of the esophagus and  the magnetic attraction between the beads supports the valve to protect the esophagus from reflux.  The band consists of rare earth magnets encased in titanium and each patient is a custom fit.  The trial i ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - What Increases Your Risk by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm Factors that increase your risk of developing symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) include: Being overweight. Being pregnant. Smoking. Drinking alcohol. Eating certain foods, such as chocolate or peppermint, that may relax the valve between the stomach and esophagus. Taking certain medicines. If you think a medi ... Read on »
GERD(Gastroesophageal reflux disease) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm This is the most common disorder of esophagus (food pipe) in children. GER is the retrograde movement of gastric contents across LES into the esophagus, thus exposing esophagus to acid. Occasional episodes are normal. Frequent and excessive episodes lead to injury (inflammation) to lining of esophagus, a condition called as GERD. Typ ... 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 »
?Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Airway Disease? by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy Posted Tue 05 May 2009 5:01pm “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Airway Disease” edited by Dr. Mark R. Stein is a wonderful summary of the intimate relationship shared by these increasingly common 21st century disorders. This book was published under the direction of the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. They claim, “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a ... Read on »
FDA Approves LINX Reflux Management System to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease by Medline Plus Posted Fri 23 Mar 2012 8:27am FDA approves LINX Reflux Management System to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease The Food and Drug Administration today approved the LINX Reflux Management System for people diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who continue to have chronic symptoms, despite the use of maximum medical therapy for the treat ... Read on »
Relationships Between Sleep Quality and pH Monitoring Findings in Persons with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is very common, affecting up to 44% of the adult U.S. population monthly and 20% weekly. Classic GERD symptoms include heartburn and acid regurgitation; these symptoms are common during the day and may also awaken subjects from sleep during the night. Nocturnal GERD symptoms have been shown to affect ... Read on »
Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Research by Norimasa Yoshida The etiology of esophageal mucosal injury is complex, since it may involve the reflux of gastric acid, bile acid, and pancreatic juice, external factors such as drugs and alcohol, or functional factors such as esophagogastric motility. The mechanism of esophageal mucosal injury has gradually been understood at t ... Read on »
Acidity / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Home Remedies by A2Z Healthy Vegetarian Cuisine Posted Mon 11 Oct 2010 10:06am Acidity is one of the most common disorders which is being faced by the new generation, specially by people who are high profile professionals. Acid is a natural agent of the body which is used for the digestive process. Whenever we eat something, the cells in the stomach lining excrete acid to digest it but when this acid is excreted in much ... Read on »
The gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) can cause serious problem in patients with scleroderma by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Title: Some things you have to know about the gastroesophageal reflux disease (Available from www.goarticles.com) Author: Groshan Fabiola Article: When the liquid content of the stomach refluxes into the esophagus, we can say that we have a condition common in gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is believed that the acid is the ... Read on »