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Will a lax esophageal sphincter heal in time?

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Dr. Mark Gromisch
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Lax LES

Try to avoid foods that can decrease LES pressure such as chocolate, coffee, tea, peppermint, fatty foods.
Alcohol and tobacco can also lower LES pressure. Also avoid lying down with a full stomach. If nothing helps, there are surgical techniques that can work

In brief: Lax LES

Try to avoid foods that can decrease LES pressure such as chocolate, coffee, tea, peppermint, fatty foods.
Alcohol and tobacco can also lower LES pressure. Also avoid lying down with a full stomach. If nothing helps, there are surgical techniques that can work
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