What Does It Feel Like To Have GERD?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly and stomach contents leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus. The LES is a ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus that acts like a valve between the esophagus and stomach. The esophagus carries food from the mouth to the stomach.

The main symptoms are persistent heartburn and acid regurgitation. Some people have GERD without heartburn. Instead, they experience pain in the chest, hoarseness in the morning, or trouble swallowing. You may feel like you have food stuck in your throat or like you are choking or your throat is tight. Read More….

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Can Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Be Cured?

Unfortunately, therefore, GERD, in general, cannot be cured at present. However, it can be effectively managed in almost everyone with medications and lifestyle changes. … Surgery does not cure the underlying cause of GERD, but it can help keep acid from getting back up into the esophagus.Read More….

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