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Being overweight can lead to GERD

Hampel H, Abraham NS, El-Serag HB. "Meta-analysis: obesity and the risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease and its complications". Ann Intern Med. 2005;143:199-211. Link

Jacobson BC; Somers SC; Fuchs CS; Kelly CP; Camargo CA "Body-mass index and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in women." New England Journal of Medicine, 2006; 354(22):2340-8 (ISSN: 1533-4406) Link

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