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Jul 19th

How to tackle reflux in 3 simple steps

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What is Gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)? Also known as heartburn Aetiology: Complex and multifactorial. Lower oesophageal sphincter incompetence (LOS): LOS allows passage of food into the stomach while preventing reflux of gastric contents back into the oesophagus. Patients suffer from frequent transient LOS relaxations and low resting pressure. Poor oesophageal acid clearance: Less oesophageal […]

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