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ENT Specialist, Head & Neck Surgeon,Bangalore
Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal

ENT Health Articles

Impact of GERD or Acid Reflux or LPR

Posted on January 15, 2011 at 9:45 AM

What is GERD or LPR?

GERD means Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease - Here acid from the stomach refluxes back into the fod pipe[ oesophagus] and produces the common symptom of heartburn which all of us have experienced at one time or the other

LPR means Laryngo-pharyngeal Reflux- Here acid from the stomach refluxes back into the fod pipe[ o...

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What is Acid Reflux?

Posted on July 13, 2010 at 11:43 PM

By Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal,ENT Surgeon,Head and Neck Specialist,Bangalore

To understand what is meant by acid reflux I shall first explain to you what  normally occurs in the body

What happens to the food we eat?

When we eat food  it is broken into small bits in the mouth and the initial stages of digestion start by the action of the  sa...

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