Most people will experience some kind of acid reflux symptoms at some point in their life. People with acid reflux disease and do not treat the symptoms or cause can expect to have the condition the rest of their lives. However, symptoms can be managed using medication, a restrictive diet and sometimes surgical intervention if necessary.
Melina introduced me to the world of acid reflux shortly after her birth in 2002. From the beginning we struggled to get her to eat. To swallow seemed too painful. Melina's throat looked raw and even her cry began to sound hoarse. We asked her pediatrician about GERD. The pediatrician agreed that GERD might be the problem and started…