Gastric Bypass Surgery and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) — How are They Related?
Gastric Bypass, also known as Roux-en-Y, is a form of bariatric surgery. It is considered the most effective way to treat overweight patients suffering from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Obese individuals carry a higher risk of GERD, in which acid flows from the stomach into the esophagus. By getting gastric bypass, acid reflux is typically […]