Category Archives: Surgery for Acid Reflux

Heartburn & Gerd / Gord News Roundup – Causes of Acid Reflux, Salt & Heartburn, New Surgical Technique

A New Explanation for GERD / GORD

There has been a sixfold increase in gastroesophageal reflux — also called GERD, GORD or acid reflux disease, since the 1970s. Possible causes of acid reflux include the dramatic increase in consumption of carbonated drinks and the widespread use of anti-inflammatory and acid-lowering medications. read more

How To Get Rid Of Acid Reflux Thru Surgery

How To Get Rid Of Acid Reflux

How To Get Rid Of Acid Reflux Thru Surgery

What if the pain and discomfort of acid reflux just becomes too much, or the thought of being on PPI’s for the rest of your life just sucks? Well, there’s always surgery. Personally I think it must be the last resort because it is so invasive, even though there are ways of minimising the surgery by, for example, laparoscopic procedures (see below). The main reasons you might need to consider surgery are: read more