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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 »
What is Gerd or Acid Reflux disease by Bill .. Posted Fri 04 May 2012 12:50pm Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Gerd), also known as acid reflux is a condition in which the acid in the stomach is forced up into the esophagus often causing great pain and discomfort. There are several potential causes for this condition including such things as an esophagus that contracts abnormally or a stomach that empti ... Read on »
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 »
John Rabine, M.D., Hosts a Free Webinar on Acid Reflux Disease, GERD by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Sep 2013 2:00pm If you get heartburn, feel bloated, become nauseous, burp a lot and/or taste a bitter acid in your mouth several times a week, you could have acid reflux disease, which is also called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Learn about the causes of GERD, why some people develop it, how you can prevent it and how it’s treated all in the privacy o ... Read on »
Acid Reflux And Scleroderma - Lexapro And Gerd - Gerd John Hopkins by Jan Posted Tue 29 Mar 2011 10:26pm Have you visited an ethnic grocery store lately. For heartburn sufferers it could be good or bad but definitely worth a look just for the experience. It's a world of new aromas and new foods. Some of these stores are as big as chain supermarkets but have a different emphasis on products. Imagine a bountiful selections of fresh produce some you've ... 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 »
Acid Reflux and GERD by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:11pm Acid Reflux or Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), also known or associated with heartburn and indigestion, happens when acid or bile from the stomach leaks back up through the esophagus, which will irritate and damage the delicate lining of the esophagus. When stomach acid leaks back up into the esophagus, it is called acid reflux. N ... 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 »
GERD and Asthma… Asthma and GERD by Dawn Lesley Fielding Posted Mon 14 Jan 2013 9:37am As this articlefrom Johns Hopkins will describe, the connection between GERD and Asthma is known, just not completely understood.  It is, however, something that should be treated, as both disease processes can be damaging to your health ... Read on »