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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) – What Causes It?

By Dr. Jayant Wagh,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 of this…

Peptic Ulcer Disease – Signs You Should Not Ignore!

By Dr. Anand V Ghiya, Gastroenterology A peptic ulcer is said to happen when rashes develop in the duodenum lining of the small intestine, oesophagus and the linings of the stomach. If not treated immediately, peptic ulcers might lead to other serious health complications. While the causes of peptic ulcer might…

7 Symptoms You Might Be Suffering From GERD

By Dr. Atul Sharma , 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 reflux…