Perspective - Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases (2022) Volume 7, Issue 4
Change of oesophageal function contributes to the syndrome of gastrooesophageal reflux.
When stomach acid runs back into the tube linking your mouth and stomach, it is called Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (esophagus). This backwash (acid reflux) might irritate your esophageal lining. Acid reflux affects many people from time to time. GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) is a frequent ailment in which stomach acid spills into the oesophagus (gullet). It usually happens when the muscle ring at the bottom of the oesophagus becomes weaker.Author(s): Kathy Dellont