Treatments for Heartburn | Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) | Gastrointestinal Society

If you have ever felt a gnawing, burning sensation in your chest or throat after eating a large or greasy meal, then you probably know the discomfort of heartburn. It is a common symptom, caused by stomach contents spilling back up into the esophagus. The stomach has a lining to protect it from acid, but […]

Do You Have GERD? | Gastrointestinal Society

Do you ever experience heartburn after eating a large or greasy meal? Do you feel this burning sensation when you haven’t eaten at all? If you experience heartburn regularly, you might be one of the many Canadians affected by gastroesophageal reflux disease, often called GERD. Heartburn is one of several GERD symptoms that can be […]