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Is gastric reflux a chronic problem?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Can be..common

Gastroesophageal reflux disease/gerd is quite common and lifestyles is a huge contributing factor to the development and perpetuation of it.
Obesity, alcohol, smoking, fatty foods, caffeine, medication uses, hormones (progesterones), and laying down after meals etc...Everyone experience physiologic reflux (occasionally), but some too often and so suffer gerd..If persistent, consult doc.. Good luck.

In brief: Can be..common

Gastroesophageal reflux disease/gerd is quite common and lifestyles is a huge contributing factor to the development and perpetuation of it.
Obesity, alcohol, smoking, fatty foods, caffeine, medication uses, hormones (progesterones), and laying down after meals etc...Everyone experience physiologic reflux (occasionally), but some too often and so suffer gerd..If persistent, consult doc.. Good luck.
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