Diet and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Role in Pathogenesis and Management

Sajiv Sethi; Joel E. Richter


Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2017;33(2):107-111. 

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GERD is one of the most common medical conditions encountered in both the primary care and specialty care setting. Diagnosis and management of the disease is expensive and pharmacologic therapy may be associated with side effects. The present review serves to highlight the importance of diet in the management of the disease. Effective dietary modification through avoidance of certain foods and lifestyle changes may lead to improved disease control and prevention of complications.