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 reflux or nasal or oral routes are the possible modes of spread.
Factors exacerbating erosion should be controlled (such as wearing a night guard for sleep-related tooth grinding and medical management of gastric reflux).
Participants recruited from clients at my clinics in Yagoona, Penrith and Chatswood presented with one or more of the following: gastric reflux, unspecified burning sensations in the gastric area, confirmed gastric or duodenal ulcer, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease.
Gastric problems including gastric reflux disease and having sour taste in mouth when wake up were also associated with tooth erosion.
Two of the students (D, gastric reflux; F, multiple sclerosis) had conditions that can occur had any age, which had been diagnosed before study began, and which were monitored by their physicians.
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.
Ria had been treating her gastric reflux (also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) with PPIs.
If not, then they can be evaluated for other causes of the chest pain, such as skeletal muscle, gastric reflux, or other etiologies.
"In addition, these airway problems have been linked to gastric reflux issues in breeds such as Bulldogs.
She has three grandsons, the youngest just 15 months old, all with blocked or missing tear ducts, and one has gastric reflux.
"Previous studies examining gastric reflux and cancers of the head and neck have generated mixed results," said Scott Langevin, a postdoctoral research fellow at Brown University.