Body weight, lifestyle, dietary habits and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

@article{Festi2009BodyWL,
  title={Body weight, lifestyle, dietary habits and gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={Davide Festi and Eleonora Scaioli and Fabio Baldi and Amanda Vestito and Francesca Pasqui and Anna Rita di Biase and Antonio Colecchia},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 14},
  pages={1690-701}
}
While lifestyle modifications are currently used as first-line treatment for subjects with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the pathogenetic role of lifestyle factors and consequently, the efficacy of lifestyle measures is controversial. Our aim was to systematically review the pathogenetic link between overweight/obesity, dietary habits, physical activity and GERD, and the beneficial effect of specific recommended changes, by means of the available literature from the 1999 to the… CONTINUE READING

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