Ever heard of GERD? No? Well maybe you’ve heard of the scientific term…Gastroesophageal reflux disease? 60% of the adult population experience some type of GERD within a 12-month period and 20-30% have weekly symptoms…And it doesn’t stop there. Would you believe that approximately 7 million Americans will experience symptoms of...More
More Heartburn TipsWant more ways to curb heartburn? Don't lie down right after a meal -- allow three hours between dinner and bedtime. Since smoking and being overweight may also make heartburn more likely, take steps toward a healthier lifestyle, if warranted. And although occasional heartburn is common, you may want to ask your doctor about frequent heartburn, which could be a symptom of GERD
About GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) symptoms. The main symptom of GERD is frequent heartburn (also called acid indigestion). Severity can vary from an occasional mild burning after meals, to a persistent discomfort that severely limits a person's lifestyle. #Gastroesophagealrefluxdisease #Acidreflux #hearburn
Acid reflux occurs when the esophageal sphincter connecting the esophagus to the stomach does not function properly, allowing stomach digest to move backward into the esophagus and exposing it to stomach acids. This causes the burning pains known as heartburn. Apples can be used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),...