Frequently Asked Questions

A Glossary of terms and abbreviations may be found here.

When first diagnosed, most people have never heard of Barrett's Oesophagus and will have many questions.

Our 00 General Information leaflet will provide an overview of the condition.

To answer some of the most frequently asked questions in layman's terms - written by a non-specialist, we have prepared a few fact sheets entitled "Burning Questions". Click on the links to read or download them. They should open in a new window.

These single sided A4 sheets in black and white which may be easily photocopied.

We also have a discussion paper on How Common is Barrett's in UK and our Put Simply description of why Barrett's forms.

More downloadable support material may be found on the downloads page under the LINKS tab above.

For other questions, join our Facebook Forum, Barrett's Esophagus Awareness.

Our emeritus president, Chris Robinson, has compiled an encyclopaedia about acid reflux, its complications and management. Called "Down With Acid", which may be downloaded as a large pdf file from its own website, DownWithAcid.org.uk, or ask us to send you a printed copy.