Can Long-Term PPI Use Cause Dementia?

November 22, 2023

Acid reflux is one of the most common digestive concerns occasionally experienced by people the world over. Most people will […]

PPIs for Chronic Reflux – Understanding the Risks and Considerations

October 18, 2023

GERD is very common in modern-day American society. Many millions, by some estimations 20-25% of Americans, suffer from chronic reflux. […]

Three Myths About Controlling Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

April 5, 2023

Because of the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux, disease, or GERD, there has been an explosion in advice regarding controlling and […]

The Pros and Cons of a Gluten-Free Diet for Bariatric Patients Without Celiac Disease

October 31, 2022

Gluten is a group of proteins stored with starch in the endosperm of various cereal grains. Even though “gluten” is […]

Comparing LINX to Traditional Fundoplication For GERD

September 17, 2021

Traditionally, patients suffering from chronic acid reflux or severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (known as GERD) were treated with a minimally invasive […]

The Right Bariatric Procedure for Those with GERD

May 3, 2021

While every bariatric procedure has the potential to reduce or even eliminate the diseases associated with morbid obesity, GERD or […]

Surgical Association of Mobile is a 2020 Nappie Nominee!

May 29, 2020

With great excitement, we are happy to share that Surgical Association of Mobile has been nominated for Best Specialist Practice […]

What You Need to Know About the Heartburn Drug Ranitidine / Zantac Recall

April 9, 2020

With sales of over $140 million in 2018, Zantac, the brand name for ranitidine, was a great sales success by […]

What We Know About Reflux After Gastric Sleeve

December 23, 2019

When you discuss the gastric sleeve with your surgeon, one of the risks that you will undoubtedly hear of is […]

Can GERD Cause Esophageal Cancer?

August 19, 2019

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, abbreviated as GERD, is characterized by the chronic backflow of stomach acid into the esophagus. This acid […]

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