Acid Reflux

GERD – Know Its Causes & Symptoms!

By Dr. Sanjay Jain, Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such a…

Acid Reflux (GER & GERD) in Adults

By Dr. Shashidhar , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the digestive system that is characterized by a reflux of the stomach acid or stomach content through the food pipe. This action causes irritation to the lining in the food pipe and leads to GERD. The symptoms of…

Heartburn – Ways To Prevent It!

By Dr. Rajesh Jain , General Physician The burning sensation in your chest might be caused due to indigestion perpetuated by acid reflux (acids secreted in the stomach agitates the lining of the food pipe) travelling up to the oesophagus (food pipe). This uncomfortable sensation is called heartburn. Here are some easy tips…

GERD – Causes and Symptoms of it!

By Dr Sudeepta Kumar , Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe).…

GERD: Facts On Acid Reflux Symptoms, Treatment and Diet

By Dr Aloy J Mukherjee , Gastroenterology Gastro esophageal disease is a disorder of the digestive system that causes complications in the lower esophageal sphincter. This condition is characterized by reversal of the acidified liquid content, into the esophagus. This condition damages the esophagus lining by causing inflammation. Causes of GERD (acid…