gastroesophageal gastroesophageal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus

Usage(s):

  • Not only could it help prevent extra weight gain, it can also lower the risk of gastroesophageal reflux and other digestive problems that may compound sleep problems.

News

  • Drs. Oz and Roizen: Take the burn out of heartburn

     "Doc, my heartburn is killing me," may be more on target than you know. A new study reveals that people with frequent heartburn, not just those suffering a severe problem with acid reflux called GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), are much...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  • Angell writes that it is now "gastroesophageal reflux disease ...... and marketed, along with the drugs to treat it, as a harbinger of serious oesophageal disease - which it usually is not."
    on Apr 18, 2009 By: Marcia Angell Source: Jamaica Observer

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