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What does LESR stand for?

LESR stands for Lower Esophageal Sphincter Relaxation

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Herbal medicines offer many potential ways to help people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including by treating the underlying transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESR), helping relieve symptoms, and reducing inflammation.
Reflux is not caused by obstructive sleep apnea, but reflux may be facilitated by obstructive sleep apnea," she said, and called for more studies examining transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations in obstructive sleep apnea patients.
These products focus on reducing production of gastric acid; neutralizing gastric acidity, encourage/improve gastric emptying; restoring function of the lower esophageal sphincter and reducing the occurrence of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESRs).