News Medical is reporting on a six-fold increase in the incidence of adenocarcinoma, a type of esophageal cancer linked to GERD.
The article quotes an M.D. as stating that GERD results “from a weak lower esophageal sphincter”. It goes on to explain the increased risk of cancer for GERD sufferers and gives numbers that show how prevalent the risk is.
Are you at risk? Now is the time to hit those breathing exercises and strengthen your lower esophageal sphincter.