This is a story about determination, perfection and treating the whole person. Tenor David Lomeli [Dah-veed Low-meh-lee] is considered one of the best up-and-coming opera voices in the world, and when medical issues threatened to destroy his career, he came to Mayo Clinic for help and healing. [TRT 5:02] Journalists: The [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do I know if what I have is acid reflux or GERD? Are treatments the same for both? I have had what I would describe as heartburn for years and it’s getting worse as I age. ANSWER: Acid reflux happens when stomach acid flows back up [...]
Distinguishing Between Bile Reflux and Acid Reflux can be Difficult August 5, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: What is the difference between bile reflux and acid reflux? Answer: Bile reflux involves fluid from the small intestine flowing into the stomach and esophagus. Acid reflux is backflow of stomach acid into the [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control the chronic digestive disorder gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine. VIDEO ALERT: Audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. C. Daniel Smith describing the [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic in Florida will be one of the first health care institutions in the United States to offer a newly approved device to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The condition, also known as acid reflux disease, can lead to serious health problems. VIDEO ALERT: Additional video [...]
http://youtube.com/watch?v=e9_y9Ey6qvc A sore throat, chronic cough and bronchitis that just won't go away. Think you might have a lingering cold? Maybe. But doctors at Mayo Clinic say that, for some people, those symptoms might actually be caused by acid reflux.
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A bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control the chronic digestive disorder gastroesophageal reflux disease. The device encircles the valve at the junction of the esophagus and stomach, helping it stay closed when a person is not eating or drinking. The procedure, which typically takes less than an hour, gained FDA approval in [...]