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06
Sleep Apnea and GERD Connection

Recently a study was presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology which showed that out of 81 patients with documented sleep complaints, 26 percent had acid reflux. Of those who suffered with reflux, 94 percent of the recorded reflux events were associated with arousal from sleep or awakening.

Posted by R. Sam Callender DDS | 2/6/2013 3:31:00 PM