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Heartburn and GERD Center

General Overview

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the backward flow of the stomach's contents into the esophagus, or "food pipe." Heartburn is the most common symptom.

This digestive condition affects nearly one-third of the American population.

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Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

  • American College of Gastroenterology

    http://www.acg.gi.org

  • National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

    http://www.niddk.nih.gov