This book is FREE as a download, as is this website.
(There are too many snake-oil charlatans.)
Printed copies are now available.
Thanks to a grant from Southampton City Council, this book is now available as an A4 sized paperback and, having an ISBN, will be available to libraries and copies may be given to newly-diagnosed patients.
Although the book is free, we do invite a minimum donation of £5, plus postage (£1.68 in UK) so we may continue to provide more copies for those who need it. Please make a contribution to Barrett's Wessex using this link: VirginMoneyGiving.com/BarrettsWessex specifying it's for Down With Acid and email your address details to enquiries@BarrettsWessex.org.uk so we may post you a copy.
Over 100 A4 pages with full colour illustrations.
"a superb compendium of knowledge - thorough, comprehensive, approachable yet scientifically literate. ... Please do send a donation to Barretts Wessex and obtain the book - it could be the best £6.50 you've ever spent."
Too much, Too little
Hiatus Hernia, Heartburn, GORD
reflux (LPR / “silent” reflux)
Reflux reduction techniques - medication, surgery
LINX, Stretta, Esophyx (TIF), MUSE, Endocinch, Endostim,
Enteryx, Gatekeeper, Angelchik, Reza Band, MedCline
Swallowing difficulties: achalasia, dysphagia, stricture
Intestinal Fungal/Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO/SIFO)
Tests and Diagnosis:
24 hr pH manometry, Bravo 48 hour monitoring
Barium swallow, Barium meal
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Photo Dynamic Therapy
Argon Plasma Coagulation
– related conditions / complications, side effects etc:
Symptom checker - the most commonly noticed symptoms of acid and reflux
NICE Option Grid for treatment of long term heartburn.