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Heartburn & Gerd / Gord News Roundup – Causes of Acid Reflux, Salt & Heartburn, New Surgical Technique

A New Explanation for GERD / GORD There has been a sixfold increase in gastroesophageal reflux — also called GERD, GORD or acid reflux disease, since the 1970s. Possible causes of acid reflux include the dramatic increase in consumption of carbonated drinks and the widespread use of anti-inflammatory and acid-lowering medications. A recent study suggests another cause — imbalance [...]