Inspiratory muscle training improves antireflux barrier in GERD patients.

@article{NobreeSouza2013InspiratoryMT,
  title={Inspiratory muscle training improves antireflux barrier in GERD patients.},
  author={Miguel Angelo Nobre e Souza and Maria Josire Vitorino Lima and Giovanni Bezerra Martins and Rivianny Arrais Nobre and Marcellus Henrique Loiola Ponte Souza and Ricardo Brandt de Oliveira and Arm{\^e}nio Aguiar dos Santos},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={305 11},
  pages={
          G862-7
        }
}
The crural diaphragm (CD) is an essential component of the esophagogastric junction (EGJ), and inspiratory exercises may modify its function. [] Key Method Twelve GER disease [GERD; 7 males, 20-47 yr, 9 esophagitis, and 3 nonerosive reflex disease (NERD)] and 7 healthy volunteers (3 males, 20-41 yr) performed esophageal pH monitoring, manometry, and heart rate variability (HRV) studies.

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