Understanding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options

GERD stands for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. It’s a chronic condition where stomach acid and partially digested food flow back up into the esophagus, causing irritation and symptoms such as heartburn, regurgitation, chest pain and difficulty swallowing. Here’s some information to help you understand GERD better: Causes: The primary cause of GERD is a weakened lower […]