Stanford’s New Benign Pancreas Program Shines Light On Pancreatic Diseases

I’m Mitzi Moynihan and I live in Menlo Park. I had for years what I thought, was acid reflux and had gone to Urgent Care a couple of times and that’s what they said it was. Then I started having more attacks, and finally, went …

Your Health: Barrett’s Esophagus

Your Health: Barrett’s Esophagus

Barrett’s esophagus, I usually describe as cells in the esophagus after chronic acid reflux, start to change and turn into pre-cancerous cells. The population that’s most affected by Barrett’s esophagus are white, Caucasian males, over the age of fifty. The hard part about screening for …

Stanford Hospital Your Health: Acid Reflux

Stanford Hospital Your Health: Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a condition where contents from the stomach reflux up into the esophagus and can cause a variety of symptoms, most commonly, heartburn. Gastroesophogeal reflux is, actually very common. It affects ten to twenty percent of the Western world. One of the most …