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Learn about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and how you can find relief with the digestive health specialists at The UVM Medical Center.
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When stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, it can cause a burning sensation known as heartburn. If symptoms occur several days a week, you may have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, (GERD) - also known as acid reflux disease. This chronic condition can irritate the lining of your esophagus.
Heartburn and acid regurgitation (may cause a sour or bitter taste), persistent cough, snoring, and breathlessness.
One-third of the population in the U.S.
Acid reflux can be treated by simple lifestyle changes: