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All Posts in Category: Gastro-oesophageal reflux

What causes difficulty in swallowing

What causes difficulty in swallowing?

Swallowing difficulty, or dysphagia, refers to a medical condition where you find it difficult to move food from mouth to stomach.  Dysphagia is often a result of irritation or damage to the muscles and nerves that help you swallow food, a mechanical obstruction within the oesophagus, or external compression of the oesophagus. While this condition […]

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gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Treatment Options for Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease or GORD, as it is known, is a digestive disorder that affects the lower oesophageal sphincter, which is the ring of muscle located between the oesophagus and stomach. Commonly known as heartburn, GORD is a condition characterised by a painful burning sensation in your chest that can be treated with lifestyle and […]

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