Bye Bye Gerdie?

2 Jun

Being overweight raises the risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Losing weight can make acid reflux disappear. Researchers assigned 332 overweight or obese adults–a third of them had GERD– to a weight-loss program that included advice to cut calories (1,200 … Read More »

Acid Reflux

6 Sep

What is it? Reflux occurs when partly digested food and acid travel from your stomach up into your esophagus, causing the telltale burning sensation in your chest. It can be so intense that it resembles a heart attack–hence the name … Read More »