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The Main Cause Of Acid Reflux?

Next to heartburn, acid reflux is the most commonly used term for gastro esophageal reflux disease or GERD. This ailment can affect both adults, children and even infants, but those most susceptible are smokers, those who are overweight, people who eat too close to bedtime and pregnant women. The most common symptom of acid reflux is heartburn – a burning sensation in the upper abdomen, then rising to the chest area. Lesser known symptoms can include difficulty in swallowing, hiccups, coughing... 

What Is GERD?

So just what is GERD? The letters GERD are the acronym for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease. It is also know as Acid Reflux. In layman’s terms this is what happens when contents of the stomach rise back up the esophagus (the tube between the mouth and the stomach), often causing a burning sensation around the chest area – heartburn. Adults are most likely to suffer from this condition, but it can also affect children and babies.  The burning sensation of GERD or heartburn is normally brought... 

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