Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) – Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) – Symptoms, Causes And Prevention

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when acid from the stomach sometimes flows back into the channel that connects the mouth and stomach. This backwash (acid reflux) will irritate your esophageal lining. Many people sometimes experience acid reflux. GERD is mild acid reflux occurring at least twice a week, or a moderate to extreme reflux of acid occurring at least once a week. Most people can control GERD’s discomfort by improvements in lifestyle and over-the-counter medicines. But some people with GERD can need to take stronger medications or surgery to relieve…

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