Everyone wants to experience their summer with delicious foods. However, there are many summer foods that cause heartburn that you might want to steer clear of. Here's a list of summer foods that can will lead you to grabbing your chest if you aren't careful.
Achalasia is a rare disorder that makes it difficult for food and liquid to pass from the esophagus into your stomach. If you are experiencing symptoms that point to achalasia, your doctor may recommend an esophageal motility study to diagnose this rare disease. Below we will discuss in depth how achalasia is diagnosed via an Esophageal Motility Study.
If you suffer from chronic acid reflux, chances are you’ve been down the list of treatment options to alleviate your reflux symptoms. From lifestyle changes like diet and exercise updates to over-the-counter medications like antacids, most options for patients with GERD merely treat the symptoms of the disease rather than the root cause. Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication surgery—also referred to as TIF or Esophyx—for reflux is different. Let’s discuss the ins and outs of TIF surgery for acid reflux and GERD treatment.
Despite its prevalence, many people leave their GERD untreated, electing instead to treat symptoms with over-the-counter pills and lifestyle changes, rather than correcting the root cause of GERD. There are many GERD treatment options available, but the most effective by far is anti-reflux surgery. In this article, we will go in-depth on one surgical option for GERD: lap Nissen fundoplication.
There are many factors to consider when picking the right acid reflux doctor to suit your needs. Luckily, you only need three main factors to narrow down your choices.