I have been diagnosed with gastritis yesterday and have been suffering from heartburn, bloating and fullness for three months now. What I do not understand is, if gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining, why is my LES relaxing and causing heartburn to a point where my throat swells up every day? Is the stomach not able to send proper signals to close the LES? Or is the high pressure in the stomach causing LES to relax? Either way, will LES return to normal functioning after the gastritis treatment?
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