Category Archives: Acid Reflux

Causes of Acid Reflux

Causes of Acid Reflux Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs due to the coexistence of several medical and lifestyle conditions. Physiological factors that trigger GERD include lower esophageal sphincter (LES) hypotonia (the gradual weakening of the LES), along with with the retrograde flow of stomach contents into the esophagus, and…

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