Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs in 30-40% of adults. In the world there is a growing incidence of GERD that worries doctors because reflux esophagitis is seen in 4% of our population. At endoscopy it is determined at 6-12% of patients.
so, if you annoy heartburn or regurgitation, there is nausea or difficult to swallow food, record on reception to the gastroenterologist will be the most reasonable way. The doctor will be able to distinguish gastroesophageal reflux disease from another.
GERD is a disease in which the contents of the duodenum or of the stomach coming back up into the lower part of the esophagus, irritating and damaging it. From here begins and esophagitis - inflammation of esophagus. Treat the disease strict diet, from medications - nitrates, beta-blockers, calcium antagonists.
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