At Tampa Bay Reflux Center, our reflux surgeons are subspecialized in minimally invasive surgeries for chronic acid reflux and GERD and one of their most popular surgeries is the Lap Nissen Fundoplication. Why? Well, there are a few reasons. Read on to discover what a Lap Nissen Fundoplication is, how it works, and whether it’s the right surgery for you!
Silent reflux is one of two types of reflux (acid reflux and laryngopharyngeal reflux) that are often associated with GERD, an esophageal disorder caused by a weak lower esophageal sphincter. Silent reflux may occur on its own or in combination with GERD (or as a result of it); only it’s distinctly uncharacteristic symptoms stick out enough to signal LPR.
Just like in adult acid reflux, baby reflux occurs when the stomach contents flow back up into the esophagus, sometimes resulting in regurgitation. The good news is that most babies grow out of infant reflux by their first birthday, and reflux typically is not a major health concern (just a cleaning hassle for you!).
Losing weight can be difficult when exercising only makes your acid reflux worse, and dieting with acid reflux just seems too complicated to even attempt. We know it can be tough, but with just a little thought and creativity you could be well on your way to a healthier you. Here are 10 meal plan ideas to help you lose weight while keeping your acid reflux in check.
Hiatal hernias are typically diagnosed through one of two methods: an X-ray or with an upper endoscopy. But, what is an upper endoscopy and how does it help diagnose a Hiatal hernia? Let’s take some time find out!