GERD In Men Part 3.

The treatment goals of GERD, are elimination of symptoms, healing of esophagitis, managing or preventing complications, and maintaining remission. The vast majority of patients can be treated successfully with the noninvasive methods of lifestyle modification and medication. Although lifestyle modification remains a cornerstone of initial therapy in GERD, it may not be sufficient to control...Continue reading

GERD In Men Part 2.

Among patients with GERD seeking medical care in the United States, 20% have complications. Complications may occur inside or outside the esophagus. Complications may vary from mild esophagitis to major life-threatening problems such as recurrent pulmonary aspiration, Barrett’s esophagus and even esophageal cancer. The most common complication of GERD is esophagitis with mild inflammation. When...Continue reading

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