|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...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »