vows to help Barrett’s Esophagus Sufferers

Posted September 16, 2014 by suleman

Rouge nutritionist commits to no Barrett’s Sufferer left behind

St. Petersburg, FL – Howicuredmybarrettsesophagus (HICMBE), , America’s nutritionist, announced today that HICMBE will focus on helping every Barrett’s Esophagus sufferer worldwide. This means that HICMBE will be contacting every Barrett’s Esophagus sufferer world, wide to offer assistance and help.

The exact cause of Barrett’s esophagus is unknown, but gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a risk factor for the condition. GERD is a more serious, chronic—or long lasting—form of gastroesophageal reflux, a condition in which stomach contents flow back up into the esophagus. Refluxed stomach acid that touches the lining of the esophagus can cause pain and damage the cells in the esophagus. Heartburn, also called acid indigestion, is an uncomfortable, burning feeling in the mid chest, behind the breastbone, or in the upper part of the abdomen—the area between the chest and hips.

Between 5 and 10 percent of people with GERD develop Barrett’s esophagus. Other risk factors include obesity—specifically high levels of belly fat—and smoking. Some studies suggest that genetics, or inherited genes, may play a role.

Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the tissue lining the esophagus—the muscular tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach—is replaced by tissue that is similar to the intestinal lining. This process is called intestinal metaplasia. People with Barrett’s esophagus are at increased risk for a rare type of cancer called esophageal adenocarcinoma.

Barrett’s esophagus is diagnosed with an upper GI endoscopy and biopsy. Upper GI endoscopy involves using an endoscope—a small, flexible tube with a light—to see the upper GI tract. The test is performed at a hospital or outpatient center by a gastroenterologist—a doctor who specializes in digestive diseases

“Though it will be hard to contact every Barrett’s Esophagus sufferer worldwide, it will definitely be worth it and I know I will be making a difference in people’s lives, Holt said. “

Why stop Barrett’s Esophagus?

According to the American Cancer Society

- Barrett’s Esophagus is associated with an increased risk of cancer
- Barrett’s Esophagus with dysplasia is a pre-cancerous condition
- High grade dysplasia with Barrett’s Esophagus sufferers have a high risk of getting esophagus cancer

“With our No Barrett’s Sufferer left behind initiative, HICMBE is doing their part to help people with this dangerous disease, Holt said.”

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Last Updated September 16, 2014