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.
In most cases, your doctor will be able to diagnose gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) by asking questions about your symptoms. Find out about diagnosis of GORD.
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.
Living with GORD
Information on living with GORD on this page, plus links to trusted resources.
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.
Learn more about symptoms and treatments for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), which is caused by stomach acid leaking into the oesophagus.
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.
Acid reflux can cause heartburn or acid in your mouth. The acid can cause the lining of your oesophagus to become inflamed or scarred. Surgery may be recommended if your symptoms continue while you are taking medication.
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) includes problems with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, dribbling, or closing the lips. Find out more here.