Side Question 2: How do you treat GERD. Side Question: What Causes GERD. My Essential Question: What is GERD. Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) . Why I chose it: I chose it because I was diagnosed with GERD 4 years ago . GERD. By: Devin Montague.
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GERD is a results of stomach acid moving backward from the stomach to the esophagus. This happens when (LEV).
Over time GERD if not treated or a severe case it can damage the tissue along the esophagus causing inflammation and pain.What IS GERD
There’s no specific cause doctors believe the way the LEV works affects it a lot.
GERD can also cause a Hiatus Hernia.Effects of causes GERd?
Some ways it can occurs is when the LEV opens at a inappropriate time. Also displacement of the LEV can occur this is called Hiatus Hernia.What is a Hiatus Hernia
What can make a GERD worse is obesity, drinking alcohol, Smoking, and pregnancy.
Alcohol and smoking are a Very big factor in GERD.
Obesity, and Pregnancy also affect GERD.Natural causes of GERD
Losing weight if overweight
Eating small meals
Wearing loose fitting clothes
Avoiding carbonated beveragesHow To Treat GERD
Over the counter brands like Rolaids, Maalox, Zantac, Tagamet, Pepcid, and Axid. Can help GERD from happening on a daily basis.
Surgery is not a common thing but it can happen if your case is severer.how to treat GERD pt.2
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