FH patients are more sensitive to mechanical or chemical stimuli than NERD patients. Sensitization of esophageal acid-sensitive chemoreceptors may exert a significant influence on the pressure-sensitive mechanoreceptors, and there is the cooperative interaction in the process of esophageal visceral hyperalgesia.
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