What is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

The gastroesophageal reflux disease, he says the word is a disease caused by the frequent regression (moving upwards) the gastric fluid into the esophagus.
  It is a very common problem, since research conducted in 2002 indicated that nearly one in three adults suffers from GERD .
 The patient usually feels "heartburn", "sour" or "regression" (when turning the food from the stomach into the esophagus). These symptoms occur or worsen after eating for several hours and may occur in the bedtime or during sleep. It is important to remember that in some patients the severity and intensity of symptoms not related to the extent of damage there. When reflux is frequent esophagus irritated and this causes heartburn and inflammation which is now classified as reflux.
 WHAT MEASURES I can get until visit my doctor?

Sleep with the elevated upper body
*Avoid eating foods or drinks with caffeine or alcohol
* Do not eat before bedtime
* Stop smoking
* Avoid fat. Λήψη περισσότερων πρωτεϊνών Get more protein
* No tight clothing or tight belts
*Diet (in consultation with your doctor)