Trusted information on GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease), also known as reflux, including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
What causes GORD (reflux)?
Most cases of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) are caused by a problem with the lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS). Find out the causes of GORD.
GORD and diet
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common digestive problem, and diet and nutrition play an important part in its management.
Complications of GORD (reflux)
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is normally a fairly straightforward condition however for some, GORD can eventually lead to complications. Learn about complications of GORD.
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.
The most common symptom of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is heartburn. Other symptoms include regurgitation. Find out about GORD symptoms.
Living with GORD
Information on living with GORD on this page, plus links to trusted resources.
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Information on tests and procedures to diagnose GORD and links to trusted resources.
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