Digestive Disorder News

August 02, 2005

Acid Reflux Disease and Obesity Linked

"There is credible evidence to incriminate obesity in yet another set of diseases," Dr. Hashem B. El-Serag told Reuters Health. "Obesity was found to increase the risk of GERD symptoms, erosive esophagitis, as well as esophageal cancer by approximately two-fold." (Medline Plus)

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