Caffeinated drinks, citrus juice and alcohol raise the level of acidity in the stomach and citrus juices, spicy food and tomato products can irritate the gullet
Some people suffer every day and in these cases a faulty valve between the stomach and gullet
may be responsible.
39, lost dad Hugh, 58, to cancer of the gullet
in 2001, while at No.
That creates a problem in getting rid of acid and increases the tendency for the stomach contents to actually go backwards into the gullet
Staff now have a manometry PH recording and analysis system, designed to measure acid levels and pressures in the gullet
Normally the food goes down the gullet
to the stomach.
Ebony would have starved to death without the op to correct a defect in her gullet
The 58-year-old is due to have a new round of tests on cancer of the gullet
in two weeks to determine if her tumour is under control or if she will need major surgery.
Acid from the stomach leaks into the sensitive gullet
, burning the lining and causing pain.
A DEPENDING on the position of the pain, it could have a number of causes from gallstones to an inflamed or narrow gullet
, a hiatus hernia, acid problems like a peptic ulcer or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
I, too, suffered from cancer of the gullet
and, like Iris, was misdiagnosed at first.
SOUNDS like heartburn, or oesophageal spasm, in which the gullet
muscles go into cramp.