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Acid Reflux Disease

Acid Reflux goes by many names including heartburn and its medical name Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). If you suffer from Acid Reflux, you are not alone. Some 60 million Americans report symptoms at least once a month. Acid Reflux occurs when the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES), which normally closes after food passes through, remains open allowing acids from the stomach to back up into the oesophagus. Usually, Acid Reflux does not cause major complications but in some cases it can...