Acid Reflux: More Than a Nuisance
Published Online: Friday, May 30, 2014
Nurse practitioner and digestive diseases expert Jan Seliga answers questions about acid reflux, which is frequently dismissed as a nuisance, but can lead to serious damage to the stomach and esophagus if not properly treated.
A recent study indicates that eating meals quickly does not increase reflux episodes in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients.
A recent study found that rates of anti-reflux procedures vary greatly among pediatric hospitals and that there are no standardized guidelines for referrals for such procedures.