Bile Reflux

Laryngeal Reflux

Laryngeal reflux is a common name for Laryngopharyngeal reflux, otherwise known as LPR reflux. It is also sometimes known as silent reflux. It is quite different from acid reflux and GERD in the sense that symptoms are less obvious. While acid reflux and GERD can bring on an onset of heartburn, people suffering from Laryngeal reflux may or may not suffer from heartburn. In the sections below, we will discuss various aspects of Laryngeal reflux, from causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. What causes Laryngeal reflux? The exact cause of Laryngeal reflux is not known, at least for adults. The condition is fairly common with infants and the high incidence rate in infants can be explained by the fact that they are lying down at most times. Infants also have a very short esophagus which makes it easier for the stomach acids to reach the larynx and the voice box. In adults however, medical research has found it very difficult to understand why Laryngeal reflux is caused. Some of the conclusions that have been drawn up are that an odd angle in the connection between the esophagus and the stomach can be a cause. Another reason is that a person might have a unique posture that might encourage the backflow of acids. Though these reasons might [...]

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Bile Reflux

Bile reflux is also known as duodenogastric reflux in medical science. Bile reflux is a condition which occurs when biliary fluid in the body flows in an upward direction. The upward direction is from duodenum to oesophagus through stomach. Few people think that bile reflux is similar to disease related to gastroesophageal reflux but in reality it is different from the gastroesophageal reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when acids of stomach flows back into oesophagus. Few symptoms of bile reflux There are few symptoms of bile reflux which indicates that biliary fluid in the body is flowing in an upward direction. If you experience regular heartburn, feeling of nausea and followed by vomiting then it is an indication of bile reflux and you should consult your doctor as soon as possible. Sometimes, people confuse biliary reflux with acid reflux and leave it without any treatment hoping that they will recover without any medical attention. But such practice shouldn’t be adopted as it will lead to worst health condition. Biliary reflux disease Biliary reflux disease is considered as a problem of acid reflux, but studies have proved that it can be key factor causing complications in oesophagus and other oesophagus diseases. For example, people suffering from biliary reflux tend to experience oesophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett oesophagus. More [...]

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