Disease

Acid Reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

Acid Reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

Acid reflux or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes GERD signs and symptoms.Most people can manage the discomfort of heartburn with lifestyle changes and …

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constipation

What is Constipation ?

Constipation is infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools. Constipation is a common gastrointestinal problem. What’s considered normal frequency for bowel movements varies widely. In general, however, you’re probably experiencing constipation if you pass fewer than three stools a week, and your stools are hard and dry. Symptoms Not having a bowel movement every …

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