Vibrating Wearable Device May Help Nighttime GERD

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This article is about the LEFT device, which promises to reduce nighttime reflux by conditioning users to avoid sleeping on their right side.
Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux, describes a backflow of acid from the stomach into the esophagus.
Positional therapy is a behavioral strategy to treat positional sleep apnea.
After 2 weeks of treatment, the average total N-GSSIQ scores were lower in the active device group (18.8 vs 23.7 in the sham group; P = .04).