Symptoms of Heartburn and the Digestive Disorders That Cause Heartburn
What Do Your Symptoms Mean?
Knowing what the symptoms of GERD, hiatal hernias, para-esophageal hernias, and peptic ulcers can give you a starting point for discussion with your doctor about any concerns you have about a possible digestive problem.
Is This Burning Sensation in Your Throat Caused by Acid Reflux?
There can be several causes of a burning sensation in the throat, such as a sore throat or inflammation of the adenoids. A more common cause of this burning sensation is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
What Causes Sour Taste in the Mouth?
What cause sour taste in the mouth, and how?
Is Your Chest Pain Due to Acid Reflux?
A heart attack is most often thought of when someone experiences chest pain, but some digestive disorders can cause chest pain. One cause is acid reflux. How?
What Causes Difficulty Swallowing?
Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) occurs when food does not pass normally from the mouth through the esophagus to the stomach. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may lead to difficulty swallowing.
What Can Cause A Persistent Cough?
In some studies, GERD accounted for about nearly half of cases of persistent cough in nonsmoking patients. It can even affect asthma.
Symptoms of GERD
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly and stomach contents reflux back up into the esophagus. Knowing the symptoms can help you receive a diagnosis and treatment sooner.
Symptoms of Heartburn
These are the most commonly experienced symptoms of heartburn.
Symptoms of Hiatal Hernias
50 percent of hiatal hernia patients don't experience any symptoms. For the other 50 percent of patients, the following symptoms may occur.
Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the esophagus. It is important to know what the symptoms are for this type of cancer.
Symptoms of Peptic Ulcers
It is important to learn the symptoms of a peptic ulcer in order to quickly receive needed diagnosis and treatment.
Symptoms of Gastritis
Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. Knowing the symptoms of gastritis will help you receive the needed diagnosis and treatment sooner.
Symptoms of Gastroparesis
Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a disorder in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents. Knowing the symptoms can help you receive diagnosis and treatment earlier.
Symptoms of Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (ZES) is a rare disorder that causes one or more tumors to form in the pancreas or the upper part of the small intestine called the duodenum. It is important to know the symptoms.