Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history, and perform a physical exam.
GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD)
WHAT IS IT?
Acid reflux is a major digestive problem of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract that troubles many people.
|ake this "Richter Scale/Acid Test" to see if you're a GERD sufferer and if you are taking the right steps to
MEDICATIONS FOR GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD)/HEARTBURN
The information provided here is meant to give you a general idea about each of the medications
SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD)/HEARTBURN
Surgery is only performed in severe cases of GERD.
You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor or health care provider about your personal risk factors and/or experience with GERD or heartburn.
TIPS FOR MANAGING HEARTBURN
Avoid foods and beverages that affect lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure. When the LES doesn't do its job, the acidic stomach contents