GER vs. GERD: Everything to Know About Heartburn
Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), also sometimes referred to as acid reflux, is a digestive phenomenon that occurs when stomach contents come back up into your esophagus. When GER occurs in repeated bouts, it is considered to be a digestive disorder called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Acid Reflux: How to Cope With Throat Symptoms
Acid reflux can have a significant impact on throat health, leading to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms, such as heartburn, throat pain, and coughing.
6 Things That Make Your Acid Reflux Worse
If you have acid reflux, how, what and when you eat may be contributing to uncomfortable digestive symptoms.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease raises risk for periodontitis: Study
Patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have an increased risk for periodontitis development, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in Biomedicines.
Don't Ignore Your Acid Reflux, Expert Warns
If you have frequent heartburn or think you may have acid reflux disease, see an expert before you suffer serious complications, one expert warns.
GERD is not 'just' heartburn
GERD may be common, but there can be potentially severe complications if it's ongoing and left untreated.
Kirstie Alley and Colon Cancer: The Early Signs You Shouldn't Ignore
Actor Kirstie Alley has died after being diagnosed with colon cancer earlier this year. Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is the third most common type of cancer in the United States and globally.
Cancer treatment: Compound found in potatoes, tomatoes may lead to new drugs
In a recent research review, scientists examined the potential for cancer treatment in glycoalkaloids, a compound found in nightshade plants.
Epidemiological studies on gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal cancer
Esophageal cancer is the seventh most common cancer world-wide and a lethal malignancy causing a considerably high number of deaths. There is currently no promising method for prevention, early detection, or screening of esophageal cancer so most patients are diagnosed at an advanced stage, which is associated with a poor prognosis.
How to Treat the Effects of Acid Reflux on Your Throat
When acid reflux enters your throat, it can be unpleasant. Left untreated, it can lead to further complications. Many people may not notice symptoms of acid reflux in their throat until it has been going on for a while, though.