A referral is a formal letter from one health professional to another. It usually has information about your condition or symptoms and a specific request for assistance. This could be for a test, diagnosis, assessment or treatment.
A health professional who has special training in diet and nutrition. Registered dietitians offer advice on nutrition and healthy eating habits to help people improve their health and well-being.
Reflux, also known as acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux (GER), is a condition where the contents of the stomach, including stomach acid, flow back into the esophagus due to the weakening or relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. This can cause a variety of symptoms, such as heartburn, regurgitation, difficulty swallowing, and chest pain, and can lead to complications if left untreated.