3 Modern Treatments for GERD
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3 Modern Treatments for GERD

We’ve probably all heard the medical acronym GERD, but how many know it? GERD stands for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. It frequently occurs when acid and other stomach contents regurgitate into the esophagus. It irritates the esophageal lining. The difference between GERD and heartburn mainly lies in the frequency in which it occurs. GERD is chronic and…

What Is GERD? Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions
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What Is GERD? Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions

So many of my patients struggle with Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). According to statistics, 20% of the U.S. population suffers from diagnosed GERD, with upwards of 40% complaining of Gerd-like symptoms at least once a month. (1,2) This chronic condition causes daily heartburn, acid reflux, and other frustrating symptoms. Although not a life-threatening condition in…

The Best Diet For Silent Acid Reflux
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The Best Diet For Silent Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is one of the most common reasons why my patients visit me in my office in Michigan. Recent statistics from the American College of Gastroenterology say that 60 million Americans experience heartburn (1)at least once a month, with 15 million having symptoms of acid reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) every day. A…