Understanding The Lower Esophageal Sphincter And Why It Weakens

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Understanding The Lower Esophageal Sphincter And Why It Weakens

We can’t always control the factors that cause our lower esophageal sphincter to deteriorate, but there are some things we can do to make sure we are caring for our LES, particularly if we fall under the risk factors for GERD. Here’s everything you should know about the lower esophageal sphincter and how to prevent it from becoming damaged. 

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How An Esophageal pH Monitor Diagnoses GERD

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How An Esophageal pH Monitor Diagnoses GERD

While heartburn and acid reflux are very common, some signaling factors of GERD include frequency of acid reflux, chest pain, and regurgitation. If you or someone you know are presenting any of these symptoms, then it may be time to test for chronic acid reflux. Learn all about how the Esophageal pH Monitoring exam diagnoses GERD. 

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Going Gluten-Free For GERD: Does It Make A Difference?

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Going Gluten-Free For GERD: Does It Make A Difference?

In just the last couple of years people have been going crazy for gluten-free diets (even non-Celiacs!). If you suffer from GERD and have been wondering whether to eliminate gluten from your diet, it’s important to first educate yourself a bit. Let’s take a look at whether the diet actually has anything to offer for people with symptoms of acid reflux and GERD. 
 

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LINX Reflux Management System: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

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LINX Reflux Management System: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

Having the 1st ranked surgeon for the LINX Reflux Management System in the state of Florida, which means that we perform lots of LINX procedures! With them come a lot of questions about the device, so we’ve created a brief FAQ that patients who are considering the LINX® procedure can reference. Take a look!

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