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GORD (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease) caused by milk allergy

Cows Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) is the underlying cause in up to 40% of infants suffering from gastric reflux.

A recent review of GORD and treatment with acid suppression stresses that Cows Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) is the underlying cause in up to 40% of infants referred for specialist management of GORD (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease) – yes, this is more evidence that gastric reflux is often caused by a food allergy/intolerance. Check this out.  Special infant formulas are often needed.  If your child has continuing gastric reflux symptoms, then a CMPA or a gluten sensitivity could be the problem.  Get tested. 

http://www.bpac.org.nz/magazine/2011/november/infant_reflux.asp 


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