Conscious awakenings are commonly associated with Acid reflux events in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.

@article{Poh2010ConsciousAA,
  title={Conscious awakenings are commonly associated with Acid reflux events in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={Choo Hean Poh and Larissa Allen and A Gasiorowska and Tom{\'a}s Navarro-Rodriguez and Stuart F. Quan and Isaac B Malagon and Jeannette Powers and Marcia R Willis and Nicole M. Ashpole and Ronnie Fass},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 10},
  pages={851-7}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS More than half of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) report heartburn that awakens them from sleep. We aimed to determine the frequency of conscious awakenings associated with acid reflux events during sleep and their relationship with symptoms in patients with GERD compared with normal subjects. METHODS The study included 39 patients with heartburn and/or regurgitation at least 3 times each week and 9 healthy individuals as controls. Subjects underwent pH… CONTINUE READING

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