Health Tip: Help Manage GERD
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when what's inside your stomach backs up into the esophagus. This may trigger an unpleasant taste in the mouth and a burning sensation in the chest or throat, commonly called heartburn.
The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse says these lifestyle changes may help prevent GERD symptoms:
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