Who Is at Risk for GERD?

Heartburn that becomes chronic is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. This digestive condition affects 7 million people in the United States, and it is most commonly seen in people over the age of 40. read more

Tune In for Our GERD Informational Video

MoreThanHeartburn.com has put together a video to illustrate the importance of getting an upper endoscopy if you have been on heartburn medication for an extended period of time. read more

Help Your Heartburn and Your Colon, Too!

A leading cause of heartburn is the food we eat. Foods that are highly acidic, spicy, high in fat, chocolate, alcohol and caffeine can all contribute to heartburn. read more

OTC (Over-the-Counter) Medications

If over-the-counter medications and prescription medications do not help relieve your heartburn or acid reflux/GERD symptoms, you may have a more serious condition and further investigation with an endoscopy may be recommended. read more

Acid Reflux/GERD

Acid reflux and heartburn are both conditions that many people experience from time to time. If these conditions occur frequently, you may have a more serious condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
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    What you need to know about heartburn

    Burning in Chest

    You have just finished a large meal from your favorite takeout place, or you have just eaten dinner with your family and you decide to lie down. All of a sudden you feel a burning pain in your chest. ... [read article]

    Foods

    We know when something is bad for you, especially when it comes to food. A voice in the back of our head tells us not to eat... [read article]

    PPIs (Proton Pump Inhibitors)

    Treatment for heartburn and acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), symptoms usually start with medications. One of the more... [read article]