Reflux

Reflux is the regurgitation of stomach contents into the mouth (acid reflux), usually along with a particular type of epigastric chest pain (behind the breastbone) called heartburn. Symptoms include acid in the mouth, regurgitation of acid or food, bad taste in mouth, and also heartburn (chest pain behind the breastbone) ...

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Introduction: Reflux

Acid Reflux: A condition in which contents from the stomach come back up into the esophagus and is often accompanied by a painful sensation behind the breast bone called "heartburn." ...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1 ...

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Symptoms of Reflux

Check if you have acid reflux The main symptoms of acid reflux are:

You may also have:

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Causes of Reflux

Causes of heartburn and acid reflux Lots of people get heartburn from time to time. There's often no obvious reason why. Sometimes it's caused or made worse by:

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Causes List for Reflux

Some possible causes of Reflux or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Reflux

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of Reflux:

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Treatments: Reflux

How you can ease heartburn and acid reflux yourself Simple lifestyle changes can help stop or reduce heartburn. Do

  • eat smaller, more frequent meals
  • raise one end of your bed 10 to 20cm by putting something under your bed or ...
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Names and Terminology

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a more serious and long-lasting form of GER. ...Source: NIDDK (NIH)4 ...

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases/ acid-reflux-ger-gerd-adults/ all-content

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