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

  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Personal History of Diabetes
  • History of Asthma
  • Delayed Gastric Emptying
  • Long-term use of non-steroidal antiinflammatories
  • Spicy food
  • Tobacco use
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Smoking
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Umbilical hernias cause a swelling or bulge near the navel area. They're most common in babies, but they can also occur in adults.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Placental abruption occurs when the placenta detaches from the uterine wall too early. This can cause bleeding and complications for the mother and the baby.
    Source:HLCMS
  • HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of pregnancy, the first step should be a home pregnancy test or a visit to your doctor to confirm the pregnancy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you're female, amenorrhea happens when you miss your monthly menstrual periods. Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual bleeding.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) happens when babies weigh less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation. It's also common in multiple birth situations, such as cases of...

    Source:HLCMS
  • If labor starts at 37 weeks or earlier, it is considered preterm or premature labor. Babies born prematurely have a greater chance of several health complications.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Prenatal development starts at conception and ends with the birth of your baby. It takes about 40 weeks or nine months to create a new life.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tobacco is one of the most abused substances in the world. Nicotine is the main addictive chemical in tobacco. Learn about addiction symptoms and how to quit.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Peptic ulcers can cause different symptoms, depending on where they are. Find out if your symptoms are a sign of gastric or duodenal ulcers.
    Source:HLCMS
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