gastroesophageal reflux disease

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gastroesophageal reflux disease

n. Abbr. GERD
A chronic condition in which the lower esophageal sphincter allows gastric acids to reflux into the esophagus, causing heartburn, acid indigestion, and possible injury to the esophageal lining.
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If it keeps happening, it's called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
Obesity with BMI (>30kg/m2) increases the risk of conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiac diseases, high cholesterol, fatty liver disease, gallstones, and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, as well as psychological and psychiatric morbidities.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) which occurs in recumbent position requires overnight acid suppression with ranitidine as it is better than the proton pump inhibitors10.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition, where that strong acid from the stomach leaks up into the gullet.
In the present study of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, 10 cases (5%) were diagnosed as Barrett's oesophagus based on histopathological reports.
Overlap of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome: prevalence and risk factors in the general population.
Sub-optimal proton pump inhibitor dosing is prevalent in patients with poorly controlled gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
She had gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, which meant she regularly had difficulties feeding.
Non-pharmacological intervention for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in primary care.
When it occurs frequently it is known as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
1) include gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's oesophagus, obesity, male sex, tobacco smoking and a low intake of fruit and vegetables.
The treatment offers an alternative to surgery for patients who suffer from chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).