GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By Dr. K. S Somasekhar Rao, Gastroenterology 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…

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…