Efficacy and Safety of a Natural Remedy for the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Double-Blinded Randomized-Controlled Study

@inproceedings{Alecci2016EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and Safety of a Natural Remedy for the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Double-Blinded Randomized-Controlled Study},
  author={Umberto Alecci and Francesco Paolo Bonina and Andrea Bonina and Luisa Rizza and Simona Inferrera and Carmen Mannucci and Gioacchino Calapai},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2016}
}
Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a common, chronic, relapsing symptom. Often people self-diagnose and self-treat it even though health-related quality of life is significantly impaired. In the lack of a valid alternative approach, current treatments focus on suppression of gastric acid secretion by the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), but people with GER have a significantly lower response rate to therapy. We designed a randomized double-blinded controlled clinical study to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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