acid reflux


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acid reflux

n.

acid reflux

n
(Medicine) the regurgitation of stomach acid into the oesophagus, causing heartburn
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High-fat and sugary diets not only lead to excess weight gain and increased risk of coronary disease, but also contribute to a greater chance of indigestion, bloating and acid reflux.
Although the most common causes for a sore throat are viral infections resulting in coughs or colds, and drinking very cold water in hot temperatures, one other cause is generally overlooked: acid reflux.
A senior consultant at the University Hospital Sharjah has said acid reflux, a common ailment, is generally overlooked by the residents of UAE.
Fennel is good for acid reflux and could help improve stomach function.
Patients with acid reflux and Barrett's esophagus may need to take a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) such as omeprazole twice a day if they are still experiencing symptoms with just a single daily dose.
The results, reported in the journal Gut, showed that even in healthy volunteers, wearing a tight belt and being overweight caused a partial hiatus hernia and acid reflux.
The team that developed Bump Nest[TM] products - a doctor, an engineer, a designer and several women (some of whom were pregnant at the time) - were originally working on a product to address nighttime acid reflux.
Try not to eat before going to bed, as this will directly aggravate the acid reflux problem.
They said promotion of healthy nutrition, based on avoiding certain foods and increasing the intake of others also hold the potential to confer significant long-term health benefits among acid reflux sufferers.
The rising stomach acid makes the esophageal muscle lose its elasticity, causing nausea, acid reflux and a burning sensation in the chest.
Adding the acid reflux drug lansoprazole to a standard inhaled steroid treatment for asthma does not improve asthma control in children who have no symptom of acid reflux, according to a new study funded in part by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health.
THE proportion of people suffering acid reflux has jumped almost 50% in a decade, research suggests.