CategoryHeartburn GERD

  • Acid Reflux: Causes, Treatment, and Symptoms

    Acid Reflux: Causes, Treatment, and Symptoms

    It is estimated that up to 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn at least once a month, and nearly 15 million experience acid reflux or heartburn every day. Occasional heartburn is typically just an annoyance for patients, but those who...

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  • Links Between Age and Heartburn

    Links Between Age and Heartburn

    When you were younger, you likely could go out for Mexican or have a late-night snack with no repercussions at all, but perhaps now you’re feeling some of the effects of overindulging or eating spicy food. There is no one clear age where heartburn...

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  • Aware of the Problem

    Aware of the Problem

    Most people in the U.S. experience heartburn as often as once a month, so it makes sense that this symptom is frequently ignored or considered “part of life.” For this reason, November 18-24 is dedicated to spreading awareness about...

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  • Heed Heartburn’s Warning

    Heed Heartburn’s Warning

    Do you ignore a warning sign on the road? Do you assume it is misplaced or that it’s probably not a big deal? Of course not! You understand that warning signs strategically alert you of an impending danger and you adjust your course of action. You...

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  • Awareness, Not Avoidance

    Awareness, Not Avoidance

    November 19-25 is GERD Awareness Week, and if you have been suffering from heartburn and just “living with it,” ignore it no longer. GERD is a common illness with over half of all Americans experiencing some symptoms. The good news is that it is...

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