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Asthma association with reflux

Research has found that asthmatics are more likely to suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which causes heartburn, chest pain, hoarse voice, coughing and excess salivation (waterbrash). It is unknown how the diseases are linked, but GERD sufferers are not more likely to have asthma.

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About: Asthma association with reflux

Date: 13 July 2005

Source: NBC News


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