Symptoms generally occur when weakness or dysfunction in the lower esophageal sphincter muscle
allows stomach contents to flow backward into the esophagus causing esophageal inflammation and damage.
Stretta is a minimally-invasive endoscopic treatment that delivers non-ablative radiofrequency (RF) energy to improve and restore the function of the lower esophageal sphincter muscle
, thereby improving symptoms of GERD.
This causes the lower esophageal sphincter muscle
, which connects your esophagus to your stomach, to slow down.
Heartburn Heartburn is a common symptom that affects the majority of pregnant women because of the increase in the secretion of progesterone, which causes the sphincter muscle
Surgery typically involves cutting a small part of the anal sphincter muscle
to prevent spasms.
The aim of the operation is to completely remove all the cancerous tissue, while preserving important nearby structures such as the urinary sphincter muscle
and local nerves.
These include loss of muscle tone of the sphincter muscle
of the oesophagus, hairball obstruction, intestinal parasites, gastric ulcers, etc.
Interventions to reduce sphincter tone include Botox injections, surgical incision of the sphincter muscle
or a urethral stent to keep the sphincter open.
A person must be able to squeeze the sphincter muscle
to prevent urine from leaking out and the detrusor muscle must stay relaxed so that the bladder can expand.
It is kept open by the anal sphincter muscle
going into spasm.
In addition, certain foods and drinks--chocolate; tomatoes; raw onions; garlic; black pepper; vinegar; peppermint; fatty or spicy foods, and caffeinated, carbonated, or alcoholic beverages--relax the sphincter muscle
, making reflux more likely.
I took her recommendation and, as far as I know, police are still searching the dual carriageway in to London for my sphincter muscle