Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

heatburn americaHeartburn, acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) is a common digestive disorder with symptoms that may not be as obvious as you might think.

 GERD Facts

  • 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn, 25 million on a daily basis
  • Experts estimate that 40% of adults experience heartburn monthly
  • Up to 89% of heartburn sufferers experience heartburn at night
Symptoms of Heartburn include:
  • Burning in the chest after eating
  • Chest pain
  • Burning in your throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
Symptoms of Acid Reflux include:
  • Burping
  • Nausea after eating
  • Excessive bloating
  • Upper abdominal discomfort
Symptoms of GERD include:
  • Hoarseness
  • Chronic, dry cough (especially at night)
  • Sudden increase in saliva
  • Bad breath
  • Vomiting
GERD resources:

Tips to Ease Heartburn Symptoms at Night

Ways to Control Symptoms of Heartburn

Why Do I Have Heartburn & Acid Reflux

With state of the art facilities, the most qualified physicians and staff, and a reputation built upon excellence, Utah Digestive Health Institute is the premiere caregiver for those in need of help with digestive disorders.  Schedule an appointment with us today to see what treatment options are available for you.