Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is commonly known as heartburn. GERD symptoms include a sharp, burning feeling in your chest that occurs when acidic contents of the stomach reflux (flow backward) into the esophagus. This happens when the lower esophageal sphincter (the valve separating the lower end of the esophagus
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How does heartburn differ from GERD, indigestion, dyspepsia, and gastritis and what does heartburn feel like?
Medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or frequent heartburn (a common symptom of GERD) have several potentially harmful side effects with long-term use, so it’s wise to adopt dietary changes and strategies that can help ease symptoms.
“Making adjustments to your diet and