Barrett's Esophagus (Barrett's Syndrome)

About- Barrett's esophagus also called barrett's syndrome is a condition in which tissue that is similar to the lining of the intestine replaces the tissue lining the esophagus (the tube connecting the mouth and stomach).  

Symptoms-
 Frequent heartburn
 Difficulty swallowing
 Regurgitation (backing up) of stomach acids
 Chest pain
 
Causes-
The exact cause of
Barrett's esophagus is not yet known. Several risk factors are
 Overweight and obesity
 Suffering from GERD for long period
 Smoking

Specialist to Visit
 Gastroenterologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.niddk.nih.gov
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
 

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