esophagus

Hiatal Hernia

What is hiatal hernia? Hiatus hernia, also known as a hiatal hernia, is a medical condition where portion of the stomach abnormally enters the chest through the hole in the diaphragm, the dome-shaped muscular [Read More ...]

Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)

Definition Open sores present in the walls of the upper digestive tract are called peptic ulcers and the condition is collectively known as peptic ulcer disease (PUD). Normally the stomach is well protected [Read More ...]

Esophagitis (Inflamed Esophagus)

Definition Esophagitis is inflammation or swelling of the esophagus (generally known as the food pipe), which is a tube through which food travels from the mouth to the stomach. It is usually a consequence of [Read More ...]