Acid Reflux (GERD)
Acid reflux is a disease that occurs when stomach acid and/or bile enters the esophagus and irritates the lining.
What are the symptoms of Acid Reflux / (GERD)?
The resulting symptoms include a burning sensation in the chest, usually after the consumption of food.
If you experience acid reflux multiple times a week, or if the pain interferes with your daily routine, you may be suffering from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). GERD is diagnosed when damage to the esophagus is found.
What are the treatments?
GERD can be overcome with a few changes to your lifestyle, but in some cases, you may need strong medication or surgery.*
* Individual results may vary.