GERD

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Surgery Versus Drugs to Treat GERD

Surgery Versus Drugs to Treat GERD

Drugs known as proton pump inhibitors are usually the first therapy recommended to people with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Surgery is another option.

Taking Antacids May Be Risky

Do you use antacids such as Alka-Seltzer or Bromo Seltzer to relieve heartburn or a sour stomach? If so, you could be setting yourself up for gastric bleeding.

How to Find Relief for Indigestion

Over-the-counter remedies like antacid tablets are often sufficient for relief of indigestion, but recurrent or persistent symptoms require medical attention.

How to Treat Chronic Hoarseness

A raspy, rough voice may be a symptom of a score of disorders. Here are some possibilities and how to treat them.

Are You Taking GERD Medications Correctly?

Drugs for acid reflux are most effective when used properly.

Stomach Pain

3 Ways to Treat GERD

Treating gastroesophageal reflux disease is important because it can lead to serious complications, such as ulcers and esophageal cancer.

Heartburn

Heartburn and Other GERD Symptoms

GERD produces heartburn, indigestion, and regurgitation of undigested food from the stomach into the esophagus and mouth.