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Acid Reflux More Common than Ever

Americans are dealing with more health problems now than they ever had in the past. This is based on statistical data that finds that chronic diseases are pretty much on the rise across the board. One of the biggest causes of this startling rise in health problems is obesity, which directly affects more than one-third of the US adult population, with another third being overweight and at risk. [Read more]

The Realities of Reflux: Debunking Myths about GERD

Popular myths can distort the way we think about conditions like acid reflux and heartburn, making it harder to find relief and the proper form of treatment. [Read more]

The Painful History of Heartburn

For sure, our sedentary lifestyles and influx of “desk jobs” have created health risks that our more active predecessors would never have imagined, but that is what comes with the 9-to-5 lifestyle tolerated by such a wide majority of people in Atlanta. [Read more]

Acid Reflux Disease and GERD

Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid flows up into the esophagus. It causes pain, irritation, destruction of the lining and leaves the throat susceptible to further damage. The symptoms of acid reflux are considered common digestion problems that many people experience from time to time. [Read more]

Symptoms of Acid Reflux and GERD

Acid reflux is a condition that causes throat burning that rises upward from the chest, especially after bending over, lying down or eating. [Read more]