Decreased sympathetic inhibition in gastroesophageal reflux disease

This study was undertaken to evaluate autonomic nervous system function in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Based on clinical criteria, 28 consecutive patients with no history of heart, metabolic, or neurologic disease (mean age 41 y, range 20–62 y) reporting with upper gastrointestinal symptoms typical of gastroesophageal reflux underwent… CONTINUE READING