The esophagus is the tubelike structure that connects the mouth to the stomach. When you swallow, food and beverages are moved down the esophagus by wavelike involuntary muscle contractions to the stomach's entrance. At that point, the muscle of the LES relaxes...
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality studied the hospital records of patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) between... Read more »
While many adults with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) turn to the Internet for information, it is also common for reflux sufferers... Read more »
Jan Gambino is a freelance writer and mother of children with acid reflux disease.Jan holds a B.S. degree in Special Education and Elementary... Read more »