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reflux

[′rē‚fləks]
(chemical engineering)
In a chemical process, that part of the product stream that may be returned to the process to assist in giving increased conversion or recovery, as in distillation or liquid-liquid extraction.
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If you are frequently hoarse, if you constantly have to clear your throat or if you find that your cough is more annoying after eating or when lying down, you may have airway reflux.
PPIs neutralise acid in the stomach and are widely prescribed by GPs for people with different types of reflux such as laryngopharyngeal reflux (sometimes called silent reflux) and gastroesophageal reflux disease, which produces typical heartburn symptoms.
Chicken and turkey are a staple of the reflux diet.
Over time, weaker contractions in the esophagus can lead to acid reflux and the sensation of heartburn," says Kevin Ghassemi, MD, UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders.
Key Words: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), dental erosion, gastric reflux, full mouth rehabilitation.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Reflux Esophagitis (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Heartburn is a tell-tale sign of acid reflux, but some people with acid reflux don't experience heartburn.
Unlike acid reflux, silent reflux occurs without signs of heartburn or indigestion.
A senior consultant at the University Hospital Sharjah has said acid reflux, a common ailment, is generally overlooked by the residents of UAE.
Findings from a five-year clinical study have demonstrated that a procedure using US-based medical device maker Torax Medical's LINX Reflux Management System normalised the amount of acid in the esophagus, while safely and effectively relieving heartburn and regurgitation, and improving quality of life without the need for PPIs, the company said on Monday.
Acid reflux is often secondary to an underlying condition such as a hiatal hernia, which occurs when part of the stomach pushes through the opening of the diaphragm.