Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) risks
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

  • Pregnancy
  • Delayed Gastric Emptying
  • Obesity
  • History of Asthma
  • Personal History of Diabetes
  • Long-term use of non-steroidal antiinflammatories
  • Spicy food
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Tobacco use
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) is when babies weigh less than five pounds, eight ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Each trimester is marked by a baby's growth and by body changes in the mother.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Asphyxia neonatorum is also known as perinatal asphyxia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or birth asphyxia.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Oligohydramnios is a condition that can develop during pregnancy. It occurs when not enough amniotic fluid, which surrounds the fetus, is produced.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is calculated using a person's weight and height. It can lead to other conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tobacco is one of the most abused substances in the world. Nicotine is the main addictive chemical in tobacco. It increases adrenaline and dopamine.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach pushes up through your diaphragm and into your chest cavity. Common symptoms include heartburn, belching, and abdominal discomfort.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Ulcers are open sores. When they occur in the stomach, they are gastric ulcers. Duodenal ulcers occur in the upper area of the small intestine. They often cause a feeling of fullness or hunger, bloating, and burping.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or rarely in small intestine. They are usually caused by H. pylori, excessive NSAID or alcohol usage, smoking, or stomach cancer.
    Source:HLCMS
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