Physical activity, obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease in the general population.

@article{Djrv2012PhysicalAO,
  title={Physical activity, obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease in the general population.},
  author={Therese Dj{\"a}rv and Anna Wikman and Helena Nordenstedt and Asif M Johar and Jesper Lagergren and Pernilla Lagergren},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 28},
  pages={
          3710-4
        }
}
AIM To clarify the association between physical activity and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in non-obese and obese people. METHODS A Swedish population-based cross-sectional survey was conducted. Participants aged 40-79 years were randomly selected from the Swedish Registry of the Total Population. Data on physical activity, GERD, body mass index (BMI) and the covariates age, gender, comorbidity, education, sleeping problems, and tobacco smoking were obtained using validated… CONTINUE READING
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