For most people, heartburn is just a minor irritation. We eat something that’s too spicy, we take an antacid, and we feel better.
Then there are people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. This is a chronic form of heartburn that affects 19 million people. And if left untreated, GERD symptoms can lead to some more serious health complications.
In this week’s blog post, we’re going to look at why you shouldn’t ignore GERD symptoms.