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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD) BY: DANIELLE STEVENSON THE ESOPHAGUS IS A TUBE THAT CONNECTS FROM THE THROAT TO THE STOMACH WHAT IS GERD? •Chronic digestive disease •Occurs when stomach acid backflow into esophagus •Acid irritates esophagus lining NORMAL ESOPHAGUS VS GERD S&S •Dyspepsia •Heart Burn •Nausea •Chest Pain •Sore throat (Indigestion) •Regurgitation •Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) •Hyper salivation RISK FACTORS 1.Hiatal Hernia 2.Diet- Foods that relax LES 3.Drugs-Relax...

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Causes and Treatment

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) also known as heartburn is a disease that arise when the lower esophageal sphincter opens automatically for varying period of time or does not close accordingly and the stomach contents rise up into the esophagus. Due to the refluxed of acid in the stomach to the lower portion of the esophagus causes a burning sensation in the chest or throat called heartburn or acid indigestion. There are many factors that may contribute to Gastroesophageal reflux disease,...

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gastroesophageal reflux disease

Lesli Brookshire Anatomy and Physics D. Loving Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastroesophageal reflux is a condition in which the contents in the stomach, sometimes food, sometimes liquid, leaks backwards from the stomach into the throat (ncbi). One common cause of Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when there is an abnormality in the stomach called a hiatal hernia. This happens when the top part of the stomach and LES move above the diaphragm, a muscle that keeps your chest and stomach separated...

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gerd.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a more serious form of gastroesophageal reflux, which is common. GERD occurs when the Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) opens spontaneously, for varying periods of time, or does not close properly and stomach contents rise up into the esophagus. GERD is also called acid reflux or acid regurgitation, because digestive juices called acids rise up with the food. The esophagus is the tube that carries food from...

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Case Study

cancer [1]. Despite advances in treatment, adenocarcinoma of the esophagus has a poor prognosis [2]. A recent study of patients with resectable disease demonstrated 5 year overall survivals of 81%, 51%, 14%, and 0% for stage I through IV respectively . Previously implicated risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma include gastroesophageal reflux disease, tobacco use, obesity, and Barrett's esophagus. Prior reports have also suggested that chronic bulimia nervosa (BN) is a risk factor for the development...

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Tafe Assessment Lungs

Obstuctuve pulmonary disease (COPD)EmphysemaAsthmaBronchitisAsthmaCommon symptoms of someone with Asthma include: wheezing coughing, chest tightness shortness of breath”Symptoms are usually worse at night and in the early morning or in response to exercise or cold air. Some people with asthma rarely have symptoms, usually in response to triggers. A number of other health conditions occur more frequently in those with asthma including gastro esophageal reflux disease. Psychological...

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Bio121

his symptoms. 10) Hank, a 17-year-old high school student, suffered a heart attack during a recreational swim. An autopsy revealed that he had had atherosclerosis and that his death had been caused by coronary artery disease. What might have been the cause of this disease that usually strikes a person much older than Hank? 11) A young athlete is admitted to the hospital with diarrhea, vomiting, bone and joint pain, hyperglycemia, and tingling sensations. What is the problem? ...

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runny eyes, nasal congestion, cough, and some wheezing. The cough was non-productive. She has taken over the counter (OTC) medications, but has not seen much improvement, and in fact her cough has become worse. Ms. Wolfe has a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). She has had no recent weight loss or gain, she has been feeling well, though a little fatigued over the past week; she has no frequency or urgency of urination, does not have any blurred or double vision, and has had no night sweats...

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Thesis on Ranbaxy

New therapy approaches.  Globalization   High Cost of discovering new products and fewer discoveries. procedures. markets.  Stricter registration  Growing incomes.  New diagnoses and new social  High entry cost in newer diseases.  High cost of sales and  marketing.   MISSION & VISION STATEMENT OF RANBAXY LAB.  MISSION:“To become a research based international pharmaceutical company”. VISION:-       Achieving customer satisfaction...

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Commercial Critique

Critique Paper Commercial Critique Paper Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, is gastroesophageal reflux through the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) into the esophagus or oropharynx that produces symptoms, injury to esophageal tissue, or both. The stomach continuously produces hydrochloric acid that helps in digesting food. GERD is related to failure of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) to close properly. This results in reflux of acid into the unprotected lining of the esophagus...

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