The Most Common Symptoms of GERDGastroesophageal reflux disease, or more commonly GERD, is a common digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (or LES), which is the ring of muscle that lies between the esophagus and the stomach. We take a look into the most common symptoms of GERD.
Common Risk Factors for GERDGastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition where stomach acid flows back from the stomach into the esophagus, causing problems like heartburn. It is a surprisingly common condition, affecting approximately 25 to 35 percent of people in the United States. But what exactly causes the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) to relax and allow this backflow […]