To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60077-torax-medical-linx-reflux-management-system-clinical-study-published Last year, an FDA advisory panel evaluated the study and voted unanimously in favor of the medical device’s safety, efficacy, and clinical benefit. This positive vote was followed by FDA approval of the device on March 22, 2012. The data published today in the NEJM reports three-year results from this clinical investigation. The patients in the study reported suffering from reflux symptoms for a median of 10 years and taking reflux medications for a median of five years, underscoring the chronicity of GERD and the long-term dependence on medications to manage symptoms.
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Advice On Helping Eliviate Your Acid Reflux Symptoms
Don’t wear clothing that has a tight waistband. Alcohol is another no-no. Besides causing acid to begin to build up and eat away at your stomach lining, alcohol worsens acid pillows for acid reflux gerd reflux. If you are going out with friends, limit your alcohol intake if you want to feel good when you get home. Shed some excess pounds.
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Left-side sleepers instinctively avoid GERD
Are you aware of anything physical that might be waking you such as shortness of breath or pain in your legs? Other causes include nocturnal reflux and the need to urinate. Early-morning awakenings can also be a sign of depression. Lastly, it is not uncommon for people with sleep apnea to awaken in the early morning and be totally unaware that the struggle to breathe against a closed airway was the cause. Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My wife and I are traveling to England this summer.
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