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Definition of GERD
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gastroesophageal reflux disease
n. Abbr. GERD
A chronic condition in which the lower esophageal sphincter allows gastric acids to reflux into the esophagus, causing heartburn, acid indigestion, and possible injury to the esophageal lining.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

Symptoms of GERD

Acid and/or bitter taste in mouth
A feeling that food is coming back into the mouth
Swallowing difficulties
Asthma-like symptoms - coughing and wheezing.
Hoarseness, laryngitis, earache
Tooth decay, bad breath, gum problems such as gingivitis (inflammation of the gums)

Sometimes, a GERD attack can mimic the chest pain experienced during a Heart Attack.

GERD sufferers may also have an increased risk of Barret's esophagus and esophageal cancer.

Treatments of GERD

Sometimes all that is needed is a more healthy lifestyle change, other cases may require you to have acid reflux pills prescribed by a doctor, there are different acid reflux pills available, so you should do some research on the subject and discuss your options with your doctor. Also available are natural alternatives to pills. There are also devices like prop-up pillows that can help the symptoms. Yet another option is a surgical interference.
The first step is surely to go pay your doctor a visit. So here is a list of treatment options:

-Lifestyle change

-Prescription drugs (acid reflux pills or GERD pills)

-Natural treatments

-Physical devices to hel alleviate the symptoms

-Surgical alternative

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