Acid Reflux/GERD

Acid reflux is a condition that approximately 7 million people in the U.S. experience. It occurs when the sphincter muscle at the lower end of your esophagus relaxes at the wrong time, allowing stomach acid to back up into your esophagus.

Can Acid Reflux Cause Severe Chest Pain

Can Acid Reflux Cause Severe Chest Pain?

Acid reflux is an issue that affects many people throughout the United States. In fact, around 60% of the adult population in the US will experience some form of acid reflux within a year. And of those who are affected, around 20 to 30% of people deal with these symptoms […]

Causes of GERD

GERD: When Stomach Acid Comes Up

When we hear about GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, we typically think about heartburn, which is a burning- and painful- sensation in the middle of your chest and in the middle of your stomach. However, not all adults that have GERD experience heartburn. Some of the other very common symptoms […]