HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Ruth Latham is treating gerd-gastroesophageal reflux disease; a reflux of stomach contents back up into the esophagus.
The symptoms include mild to severe heartburn, belching and difficulty swallowing.
You can treat the problem by losing weight, stop drinking alcohol and stop smoking among other things.
Mild symptoms may be relieved with a over the counter medication. If symptoms persist see your physician.
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