Gastroesophageal Reflux and Sleep Apnea – An Association

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Gastroesophageal reflux is common. It occurs when stomach acid moves up into the esophagus and causes burning, erosions or ulcerations. If the acid moves higher, it may enter the larynx or even the lungs, causing cough, wheezing or shortness of breath. Many patients with nighttime cough suffer from reflux, and are treated with antacids and… Read more »