White wine and beer induce gastro-esophageal reflux in patients with reflux disease

BACKGROUND: An induction of gastro-oesophageal reflux has been reported after ingestion of alcoholic beverages in healthy volunteers. However, it is unknown whether reflux in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease patients will be enhanced by the ingestion of alcoholic beverages. AIM: To investigate the effects of wine and beer on postprandial reflux in reflux patients. METHODS: Twenty-five patients… Read more »