Barrett's Esophagus Directory
Barrett's esophagus is sometimes caused as a complication of GERD in which the esophagus tissue is damaged by acid from the stomach. People with Barrett's esophagus are more at risk for developing esophageal cancer, although the risk is small. Treatments for Barrett's esophagus include lifestyle changes, medications, photodynamic therapy, endoscopic mucosal resection, and surgery. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about Barrett's esophagus and its symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention.
Barrett's Esophagus: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
Learn more from WebMD about Barrett's esophagus, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
The Risks of Untreated Heartburn and GERD
Learn about the risks and consequences of not treating heartburn or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
Effects of Uncontrolled Heartburn
WebMD explains the potentially dangerous effects of uncontrolled heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux.
WebMD looks at the causes and treatments of esophagitis, an inflammation of the esophagus.