Reflux disorder or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that occurs when acidic stomach juices flow back from the stomach into the esophagus.
People likely to suffer:
It is noticed in the person of every age from infants to older adults.
This acid reflux can even make asthma symptoms worse by irritating the airways and lungs.
Everyone faces symptoms of acid reflux- some face mild while some face extreme symptoms:
- A burning sensation in your chest also termed as heartburn, generally after eating
- Chest pain
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Regurgitation of food or sour liquid
- The sensation of a lump in your throat
Some tests must be conducted on an urgent basis if you experience the above symptoms on a constant basis:
- X-ray of the upper digestive system
- 24 pH monitoring
- Esophageal manometry test
Most people manage the discomfort caused by GERD by changing a few routines of their lifestyle and over-the-counter medications. But some people with a moderate or high level of GERD may need surgery to ease symptoms.
Dr. Arun Bhardwaj and his team has successfully treated acid reflux in patients by performing laparoscopic surgery with a short stay, early discharge, and faster recovery