Reflux is the most common upper gastrointestinal tract disease, affecting up to 40% of the population once a month. The underlying reason is usually a diaphragmatic hernia, which can be congenital or acquired. Regardless of the size, there are various, sometimes severe symptoms such as heartburn. This means nagging, burning pain behind the breastbone. 14% of those affected suffer from heartburn at least once a week, 7% experience unpleasant symptoms every day.
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