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Heartburn, also know as acid reflux, is a painful and burning sensation in the esophagus, just behind the breastbone usually associated with regurgitation of gastric acid (gastric reflux).
Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

Incisionless surgery for acid reflux disease

Incisionless surgery for acid reflux disease

Nighttime acid reflux and sleep

Nighttime acid reflux and sleep

Night-time acid reflux can impact sleep

Night-time acid reflux can impact sleep

Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism

Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism

GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain

GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain

Obese people six times more likely to develop oesophageal cancer

Obese people six times more likely to develop oesophageal cancer

The role of gastric reflux in lingual tonsil hypertrophy

The role of gastric reflux in lingual tonsil hypertrophy

Link between GERD and obesity in females

Link between GERD and obesity in females

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety

FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Tips for relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease

Tips for relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease

Alkaline diet can combat the effects of acid reflux

Alkaline diet can combat the effects of acid reflux

New wireless monitoring system to track esophageal reflux

New wireless monitoring system to track esophageal reflux

Concentrated radio waves proide new approach to treating precancerous esophagus condition

Concentrated radio waves proide new approach to treating precancerous esophagus condition

Most women 55 years and younger who have heart attacks don't recognize warning signs

Most women 55 years and younger who have heart attacks don't recognize warning signs

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis treatment in women

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis treatment in women

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to nerve damage and other neurological problems

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to nerve damage and other neurological problems

New, updated guidelines for esophageal reflux testing

New, updated guidelines for esophageal reflux testing