GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a serious medical problem that affects up to one in five Americans.
Common symptoms include heartburn and regurgitation — a sour or bitter-tasting acid backing up into your throat or mouth.
Everyone can suffer from these symptoms on occasion, but if they occur once a week or more, you should visit with your physician. GERD not only lessens quality of life, it can lead to life-threatening complications if left untreated. [More]