Do you experience acid reflux often? We have some daily tips to add to your routine for GERD Awareness Week (November 17–23). Check them out now!
Acid reflux occurs when excess stomach acid moves up through the esophagus (throat). It’s often referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Usually, this term is used only if you experience acid reflux more than twice a week.
Twenty percent of people in the U.S. suffer from GERD, and it’s important to get treatment to prevent more serious health complications. Be sure to speak to your doctor if you experience acid reflux often.
Click the photos below to find out how to minimize acid reflux with these easy-to-follow tips.
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