What Causes Acid Reflux Disease? A hoarse voice and sore throat are often associated with the flu or a virus, but if you’ve had those symptoms for a while, they might be the result of acid reflux. Acid reflux, otherwise known as heartburn, is when stomach acid or bile irritates the esophagus lining. This [...]
What is GERD? How do I know if I have GERD? Can GERD go away on its own? How is GERD diagnosed and treated? Will my GERD come back? GERD cannot go away on its own. Without treatment, this disease can cause serious physical complications over time. But, with proper management, GERD does not [...]
What is heartburn? What is GERD? What is acid reflux? How to treat heartburn, GERD, and acid reflux? We’re all too familiar with that burning sensation in our chest after a certain meal. Is it heartburn, GERD, or acid reflux? While these terms are used interchangeably, in fact, they are different conditions. Healthline defines it this [...]
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What Causes Acid Reflux Disease? Are you suffering from symptoms of acid reflux and can’t find relief? Doctors aren't always sure what causes acid reflux disease. Triggered by an increase of acid in your esophagus, acid reflux disease may develop for a variety of reasons, including: Stomach abnormalities Pregnancy Smoking Obesity Eating foods that cause [...]