gastric reflux


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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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Gastric problems including gastric reflux disease and having sour taste in mouth when wake up were also associated with tooth erosion.
For example, a non-concessional patient with diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure and gastric reflux who is currently taking:
However, the researchers failed to look for other risk factors common in patients with gastric reflux that could have increased the risk of heart attack, such as diabetes or obesity.
2,3) Among the patients frequently missed are ones that present with gastric reflux or women under the age of 55.
Fortunately, surgical correction of abnormalities related to BAS can ease the symptoms of gastric reflux.
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.
The identification of gastric reflux as a risk factor for throat and vocal cord cancers, however, may have implications in terms of risk stratification and identification of high-risk patients.
Gastric reflux affects as many as one in five people in Western countries and is on the increase in Asia.
Considering diagnosis and treatment in turn, they examine such topics as new onset focal and generalized epilepsy in an elderly patient, epileptic falling seizures associated with seizure-induced cardiac asystole in drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, epileptic negative myoclonus in benign rolandic epilepsy, carefully combining medications for women with gastric reflux, and functional hemispherotomy for drug-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy.
Kitas escaped from a private clinic, after being treated there for six months with gastric reflux.
In the second, gastric reflux irritates the esophageal tissue enough to evoke laryngeal reflexes without ever reaching the larynx--a vagally mediated response associated with symptoms such as chronic cough, throat-clearing sensations, and bronchoconstriction.
Physiology related to gastric reflux and pulmonary aspiration