GERD


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Related to GERD: hiatal hernia, acid reflux

GERD

abbr.
gastroesophageal reflux disease
Translations

GERD

abbr gastroesophageal reflux disease. V. disease.
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The results suggested that GERD was associated with cancer of the throat, tonsils and parts of the sinuses.
Unfortunately, certain foods popular during the holidays such as chocolate and peppermint, as well as fatty foods, acidic foods and alcoholic beverages, tend to exacerbate GERD.
3 A higher BMI is associated with higher degree of endoscopic GERD severity.
This GERD drugs market is mainly driven by the dearth of treatment options.
Results: The patients were included in two groups: 61 patients with GERD (group I) and 74 patients without GERD (group II), with demographic data of 41% male, age 61.
GERD affects about 60 percent of the adult population, with women much more likely than men to suffer serious GERD episodes.
Also, it said that these studies will help in the operation process of GERD, but will have no effect whatsoever on the construction process.
Chronic GERD--that is, GERD at both time points --was present in 3.
4 Symptoms of GERD include pyrosis, heartburn, chest pain, hoarseness, asthma, recurrent pneumonia, chronic cough, otitis media, reflux laryngitis, and sore throat.
GERD is believed to be caused by the overuse of certain medications, such as calcium channel blockers, nitrates and antihistamines.
Most people mange chronic GERD with over-the-counter medications, such as antacids, that neutralize acid in the esophagus and stomach.
And the bottom line is that most babies thought to have GERD don't have it, and even among babies who do have GERD, the medications used to treat it don't seem to work.