Duodenal is more common.
causes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>pain</span>
in the epigastric area ( the area you have mentioned). The <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>pain</span>
is relieved by food. pain
usually disturbs sleep and
you wake up in the middle of the night because of pain
(though not in all cases).
GERD produces heart burn, excessive salivation,chest
discomfort, which are worsened by bending down, by alcohol, smoking, after meals and
uncommon symptoms like asthma, sore throat, stickiness in throat, cough, dental erosions.