For those who want to gain an in-depth knowledge of gastroparesis, Professors A. Patrick and O. Epstein have published a 17-page review of the current literature on gastroparesis and gastroparesis treatment in the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Scientists have recently completed clinical trials using a new magnetic device to treat chronic acid reflux, or GERD (gastroesophogeal reflux disease). For sufferers of GERD, every meal is a gamble. They have to avoid many acid-causing foods, such as chocolate, citrus fruits and carbonated drinks. If they don't or even after many foods they don't avoid, they develop an extremely painful burning sensation in their esophagus as the stomach acid travels. This can cause painful and excessive scarring.
According to the new study, esophageal cancer has been rising steadily than melanoma, breast, or prostate cancer in the United State. People with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a higher risk of developing esophageal cancer as many may think.
The vast majority of people who suffer from heartburn experience uncomfortable symptoms at night. Since staying up all night is not a practical option, here are a few suggestions that may help you get a good night's sleep with less pain.
Could an apple a day keep acid reflux away? This wholesome food which is good for you on so many levels may also calm your stomach and reduce the symptoms of acid reflux. After reading this you may have just decided to increase your consumption of apples. If so, it is suggested that organic apples are the best choice. Apples may reduce the symptoms of acid reflux because they create an alkaline state in the stomach.