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19 October 2004

Can GORD be cured?

There is no real cure for GORD, but the condition can be managed very effectively by making some changes in lifestyle and diet.

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There is no real cure for GORD, but the condition can be managed very effectively by making some changes in lifestyle and diet. Medication for heartburn is a short-term solution only, and without the accompanying lifestyle changes, will have no long-term effect. Surgery basically consists of wrapping a part of the stomach around the lower end of the oesophagus, making reflux almost impossible.

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