Oesophageal cancer develops in the ‘tube’ between the throat and the stomach. It’s a very serious condition and important to know the risk factors.
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.
Learn more about symptoms and treatments for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), which is caused by stomach acid leaking into the oesophagus.
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.
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.
Living with GORD
Information on living with GORD on this page, plus links to trusted resources.
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
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.