The real reason you get acid reflux

If you experience frequent heartburn, you’re not alone. Acid reflux, which causes the painful sensation in your upper stomach and esophagus, is a common condition in the U.S. A study published the journal Gastroenterology found one-third of

Surgery helps tough-to-treat acid reflux

(HealthDay)—For people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) that doesn’t respond to the usual treatments, a complex surgery may help, a new study finds. In carefully selected patients, the surgery provided much more relief than two