Category: GERD

Chronic Heartburn Could Lead to Higher Cancer Risk

March 3rd, 2021
  People with chronic heartburn may be twice as likely to develop throat and esophageal cancers as those without the condition, according to a new study.   Heartburn and Cancer   The new study links gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD to a sec… more »

Diet and Lifestyle Changes can Provide Heartburn Relief

January 13th, 2021
  A new study published in the journal “JAMA Internal Medicine” says that diet and lifestyle changes can provide significant heartburn relief.   New Study   Researchers analyzed data collected every four years between 2005 and 2017 from the long-ru… more »

Not Feeling to Good After the Super Bowl? It Might be GERD

February 5th, 2014
Are you still feeling the bite of your famous Super Bowl chili? It might be more than long-lasting heartburn; you could be suffering from GERD. What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophag… more »