If you’re considering options on how to get rid of acid reflux, you’ve come to the right place.

LINX Procedure for Reflux

The LINX® System is a small, flexible band of magnets enclosed in titanium beads. The beads are connected by titanium wires. The magnetic attraction between the beads helps keep the weak LES closed to prevent reflux.

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Nissen Fundoplication Procedure for Reflux

The Nissen Fundoplication is a laparoscopic surgery done through 5 small incisions that consists of folding (plicating) the stomach around the lower esophagus, thereby recreating a lower esophageal acid barrier which can restore the normal function of the gastroesophageal junction. When this procedure is performed, if a patient has a hiatal hernia, it is repaired at the same time.

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Medication for Reflux

Treating acid reflux with medication can be effective for those suffering from various levels of acid reflux; however, many medications require long term use to prevent a relapse in symptoms. Typical treatment methods include the use of antacids to neutralize stomach acid and medications that reduce acid production for short periods of time (H2 blockers) or long periods of time like proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s).

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