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GORD treatment

There are a number of treatments for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) that aim to provide relief and help to manage it. Find out about treatments for GORD.

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Gastritis treatment

Treatment of gastritis depends on its causes, but can include antibiotics and antacids. You may be advised to alter your diet. You can find out more about treatments for gastritis by reading information from our trusted partner sources.

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Gastritis medication

Gastritis occurs when your stomach lining becomes inflamed (swollen and red). It can last for a short time or it can last a long time. Find out more about what medicines to take to relieve the symptoms.

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Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that people get from the food they eat, like vegetables, pulses, nuts, seeds and whole grains. Read about magnesium’s benefits.

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Hiatus hernia

In a hiatus hernia, a part of the stomach pushes up through a hole in the diaphragm, which is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. Find out more about hiatus hernia.

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Heartburn (indigestion)

Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain or discomfort in the chest. Find out about the triggers for heartburn and what you can do to reduce your risk.

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Flatulence

Flatulence is the passing of air or gas from the intestine and through the anus, often accompanied by a sound and smell. Read more about flatulence.

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Calcium blood test

A calcium test provides information about how much calcium is in your blood.

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Hernia treatments

If a hernia is small, or not causing any problems, then your doctor may decide to wait and see what happens. But if it’s large, or causing pain, surgery will be recommended. Learn more about hernia treatments.

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Duodenal ulcer

Duodenal ulcers are a common cause of abdominal pain but they can be treated. Learn what causes duodenal ulcers and how best to deal with them.

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What causes diarrhoea?

Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from your bowel contents, or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel. Find out what causes diarrhoea.

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