Chronic Heartburn a Growing Problem

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Registered: 07-25-2000
Chronic Heartburn a Growing Problem
Fri, 01-06-2012 - 12:37am

Heartburn and acid reflux strike many people as an annoying and painful but ultimately harmless problem -- a result of overindulgence and gluttony that must be endured, much like a hangover after a night of drinking.

But frequent bouts of heartburn and reflux constitute a real medical condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, and GERD is on the rise worldwide.

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