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April 2016 Issue

Dietary Relief from GERD

Tame the flames of gastroesophageal reflux disease naturally, with dietary and lifestyle changes.

The burning sensation of heartburn in your chest, caused by stomach contents flowing back up into your esophagus (food pipe), can be agonizing. If you experience this more than twice a week for a few weeks, you may have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD affects approximately 20 percent of people in the U.S. and is on the rise due to the epidemic of obesity. Although some people rely on antacids to soothe their symptoms, dietary and lifestyle changes can be a big help.

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