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Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Often gastroesophageal reflux disease causes heartburn, which occurs through 1-1,5 hours after meals, acid regurgitation after meals and feeling of pain during swallowing. Affecting the respiratory, the GERD causes sore throat, cough or even bronchitis.

Treatment of GERD requires, above all, quitting Smoking and strong alcohol, reduce the consumption of coffee, tea, spicy, sour and fatty foods. Recommended food in small portions 4-6 times a day, prescribed medication, and in severe cases, resort to surgical intervention. One of the most effective methods of dealing with the exacerbation of GERD – Spa treatment.

Spa treatment includes regular visits to doctors, special diet, a set of necessary procedures.


  • All diseases of the digestive system in acute phase.
  • Cicatricial narrowing of the esophagus and intestines with impaired patency; the structure of the common bile duct and duct of the gallbladder.
  • Ulcers disease stomach and duodenal ulcers in phase of exacerbation, and peptic ulcer disease complicated with pyloric stenosis, repeated bleeding that took place in the last 8 - 10 months, penetration of the ulcer; suspected malignancy of stomach ulcers, illness of Zollinger - Ellison.
  • Gastritis: rigid, antrum, and stomach polyps, menetrier disease (hypertrophic gastritis).
  • Complications after surgery on the stomach (non-healing postoperative scar, fistula, syndrome resulting loops, the so-called vicious circle, dumping and hypoglycemic syndrome, severe, atony of the stomach stump, a peptic ulcer of the small intestine in the acute phase with a tendency to bleeding and penetration to adjacent organs, exacerbation of chronic postoperative gastritis, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, hepatitis, severe form of diarrhea postvagotomic).
  • Enterocolitis with severe malnutrition (wasting).
  • Chronic dysentery, ulcerative colitis, chronic colitis with extensive ulcerative or erosive process in a straight or sigmoid colon, revealed during sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy and bleeding hemorrhoids, polyp or polyposis of the intestine.
  • Cholelithiasis, accompanied by attacks of biliary colic.
  • Residual effects of viral hepatitis (Botkin's disease) with signs of not ended the activity of the process (pain, dyspeptic, asthenic syndromes) and significant deviations of values in liver function tests, including blood levels of tissue enzymes.
  • ALT-AST; chronic active (progressive) hepatitis of any etiology.
  • Cirrhosis of the liver.
  • All forms of jaundice.
  • Severe forms of pancreatitis. Violation of patency of the pancreatic duct.

Treatment Results

The comprehensive treatment allows to reduce the number of episodes of GERD, reduce damage, improve esophageal clearance. Stay in the sanatorium allows to normalize the condition of the nervous system, which also plays a major role on the way to recovery.

The consequences of not treating

The consequences of untreated disease affect the stomach. Appear erosion and peptic ulcers at its mucosa. The walls of the esophagus are injured and bleed. Breaks down the process of swallowing, in connection with the narrowing of the lumen of the esophagus. Formed pre-cancerous condition – Barrett's disease.
GERD is one of the most common chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The disease occurs because of reflux of stomach contents and bile into the esophagus, resulting in damage of the mucosa. The reflux of gastric contents can affect other organs: the larynx, trachea and even the bronchi. Sometimes GERD results in serious complications, such as ulcers of the esophagus and narrowing of the esophagus, and in some cases can cause cancer.
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