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gastric reflux

n.
A backflow of the contents of the stomach into the esophagus, caused by relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter.
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2,3) Among the patients frequently missed are ones that present with gastric reflux or women under the age of 55.
Another son had a pelvic deformity corrected as a child, and daughter Julie lost one twin to miscarriage and has another child with gastric reflux.
Gastric reflux affects as many as one in five people in Western countries and is on the increase in Asia.
Gastric reflux escaping to the upper airway, or laryngopharyngeal reflux, commonly takes a gaseous form that cannot be measured using conventional technology.
ISAAC ROWLINSON was born in June 2006 and almost immediately was diagnosed with severe gastric reflux (feeding problems), so the Rowlinsons decided to cash in their savings and hire a maternity nurse.
26) There is also evidence of gastric reflux into the tracheobronchial tree, the sinonasal tree, and the middle ear.
Honey is being used to help relieve digestive complaints including indigestion, gastric reflux and diarrhoea.
Citric acid juices are also a bad choice as they induce gastric reflux and discomfort in many persons.
His recent UGI indicated severe gastric reflux, and his GI specialist advised that he begin taking Prilosec and stop running.
AstraZeneca PLC, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, all of which make medications for gastric reflux.
And problem gamblers are more likely to suffer from migraine headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, insomnia, gastric reflux and sexual dysfunction.
In addition, he complained about gastric reflux, was obese, and told me that he had last seen his primary care physician 2 years ago.