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Tratamientos para Enfermedad por Reflujo Gastroesofágico (GERD)/Acidez Estomacal

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El tratamiento y control de GERD o acidez estomacal involucran cambios en el estilo de vida y medicamentos. En casos más severos, se podría necesitar cirugía.

Los objetivos del tratamiento incluyen:

  • Reducir la cantidad de ácido producido en el estómago
  • Reforzar al músculo del esfínter
  • Reducir la cantidad de alimentos, líquido, y ácido estomacal que fluye de regreso dentro del esófago desde el estómago

El tratamiento podría involucrar lo siguiente:

Cambios en el estilo de vida
Medicamentos
Cirugía

References:

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 19, 2015. Accessed February 27, 2015.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The Merck Manual Professional Edition. Available at: http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal_disorders/esophageal_and_swallowing_disorders/gastroesophageal_reflux_disease_gerd.html. Updated May 2014. Accessed February 27, 2015.

Treatment for gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/ger-and-gerd-in-adults/Pages/treatment.aspx. Accessed February 27, 2015.

Katz PO, Gerson LB, et al. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(3):302-328.

Understanding heartburn and reflux disease. American Gastroenterological Association website. Available at: http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/heartburn-gerd. Accessed February 27, 2015.



Last reviewed May 2015 by Daus Mahnke, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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