Frequently Asked Questions About Digestive Disorders
- GERD FAQs (10)
- Heartburn FAQs (5)
- Gallstones FAQs (7)
- Proton Pump Inhibitors FAQs (4)
- H2 Blockers FAQs (4)
- Endoscopy FAQs (2)
- Fundoplication FAQs (4)
- Radiofrequency FAQs (4)
- Barium X-rays FAQs (2)
- Manometry FAQs (3)
Questions About Heartburn and Heartburn-Related Conditions
Here you will find answers to the most common questions about heartburn and heartburn-related conditions.
What is nonerosive reflux disease?
What is nonerosive reflux disease? Is it the same as gastroesophageal reflux disease?
What Is Refractory Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?
What is Refractory GERD and who has it?
Can changes in diet stop pregnancy heartburn?
For many women, even if they never experience heartburn before, may suffer from it while pregnant. There are ways to reduce your chances of experiencing heartburn by modifying your diet.
Besides making changes to my diet, how can I prevent heartburn during…
For many women, even if they never experience heartburn before, will suffer from it while pregnant. There are ways to reduce your chances of experiencing heartburn by making changes in your lifestyle, including how and when you sleep.
What are some non-medical treatments for GERD?
There are ways to treat GERD that doesn't involve the use of medications.
Do Antacids and Other Over-the-Counter Remedies Work on Heartburn?
Antacids and H2 blockers can help ease heartburn, but in different ways.
Will Chewing Gum Relieve My Heartburn?
an chewing gum relieve your heartburn?
Esophageal Cancer FAQ
Esophageal adenocarcinoma is the fastest growing cancer in the western world. Major risk factors for this cancer are Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Barrett's esophagus.
Esophagitis is an inflammation and swelling of the esophagus. It is most often caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Esophageal Strictures FAQ
An esophageal stricture is a gradual narrowing of the esophagus, which can lead to swallowing difficulties. Learn the causes, symptoms, diagnostic methods and treatment of esophageal strictures
Barrett's Esophagus FAQ
Heartburn that is severe or occurs frequently over a long period of time is a characteristic of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). If GERD is untreated, it can be harmful; the constant acid reflux will irritate the lining of the esophagus, and complications can occur. One of these complication is Barrett's esophagus.
Hiatal Hernia FAQ
The most commonly asked questions about hiatal hernias.
Peptic Ulcer FAQ
The most commonly asked questions about peptic ulcers.