Reflux disease is a condition in which the stomach acids rise into the esophagus, where they can cause irritation and damage. It is also known as "heartburn" and "GERD" (Gastro-esophageal reflux disease).
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About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Information from the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) about characteristics and treatment of GERD.
eMedicine - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
A medical review of GERD including pathophysiology, frequency, history, diagnosis and treatment.
Place for the many Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease sufferers out there to become educated about this disorder.
The Great Debates: Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Results in Acid-Suppression Therapy
Review articles for medical professionals discuss issues in the diagnosis and treatment of GERD, other acid-peptic disorders, and H. pylori infections. [Flash video or text-plus-slides formats. Requires free registration.]
Heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER), and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Defines gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Describes causes, symptoms, and treatments for GERD. From the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
Information for heartburn, gastro esophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernia and other digestive diseases.
Laproscopic Surgery for Treatment of Chronic Indigestion
This site discusses surgical treatment options for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, also known as chronic indigestion.
Mayo Clinic: Heartburn/GERD
The sensation of acid reflux described as well as its symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
NHS Choices: Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease
Provides information on this condition where stomach acid leaks out of the stomach and into the oesophagus . Includes a diagram and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
WebMD Heartburn-GERD Health Center
Information about symptoms and treatments.
Last update:March 7, 2015 at 21:20:53 UTC