Taking reflux symptoms questionnaires

Taking reflux symptoms questionnaires

Reflux disease is often difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can vary from person to person, as well as in severity and frequency. Traditional non-invasive tests for diagnosing reflux have included questionnaires. They are convenient and useful for building up a...
Is it heartburn or indigestion?

Is it heartburn or indigestion?

Many people with gastrointestinal or digestive complaints struggle to get a diagnosis or find the right treatment because so many conditions share similar symptoms. From a burning sensation in the chest to stomach pains; it’s hard to know exactly what you’re suffering...
Reflux disease linked to epilepsy deaths: study

Reflux disease linked to epilepsy deaths: study

“Acid reflux could cause death during epileptic seizures, study finds” – reads the headline for a study conducted by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana. The new study suggests that reflux plays a role in sudden unexplained death during an epileptic seizure....
10 reflux tips for Christmas

10 reflux tips for Christmas

Too much rich food, alcohol and festive stress can trigger reflux symptoms, including heartburn, belching, bloating, unpleasant acid taste and nausea. Here’s our 10 top tips for surviving the Christmas season 1 Know your food triggers Avoid eating foods which you know...
Gastroparesis and reflux disease

Gastroparesis and reflux disease

Gastroparesis means paralysis of the muscles of the stomach and is a chronic condition where the stomach can’t empty itself in the normal way and food passes through more slowly than usual. Slow, irregular stomach contractions can interrupt or prevent normal...