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Lowering Your Risk of Barrett’s Disease

Barrett’s disease is more commonly referred to as Barrett’s Esophagus. Barrett’s Esophagus is a condition where the lining of the esophagus is replaced with tissue cells similar to those in the intestines. Barrett’s Disease has not been proven to have any symptoms itself, however it can increase the risk of contracting a deadly frm of esophagal cancer. About 1% of those with Barrett’s disease are diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus each year. Diagnosis of esophegeal cancer can be very difficult and endoscopic tests are used for […]

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Barrett’s Esophagus and Its Causes

Barrett esophagus etiology is still not fully understood. Although Barrett esophagus and gastroesophagus reflux relations between has been most scholars accepted, but Barrett esophagus mechanisms is still not clear. This is because in gastroesophagus reflux patients, only 10% for Barrett esophagus and development of 90% of the patients does not change. What factors affecting the transformation between still a mystery. But no matter how to say, stomach – esophagus reflux is the most important and the most basic pathologic basis, besides duodenal – stomach – esophagus reflux […]

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