Archive for the ‘Acid Reflux’ Category


Are You a Good Candidate for TIF?

If you struggle with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), then you know fully well what a strain it can be. Persistent pain and discomfort in the form of heartburn or acid indigestion can impede your quality of life in significant ways. Thankfully, there are a number of clinical interventions that can minimize the effects of GERD, […]


Signs and Symptoms of GERD

Quite a few men and women experience acid reflux from time to time; while it can certainly be uncomfortable, it’s not necessarily evidenced that you have a serious, diagnosable medical condition. For those whose acid reflux is recurrent, however, there is always a chance that the culprit could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). What is […]

More Than Heartburn- GERD

More Than Heartburn- GERD

  Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Nearly everyone has experienced heartburn at some point in their life which some confuse for acid reflux disease, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). While heartburn is common, GERD can cause major repercussions to your health. It is important to note your symptoms and monitor their frequency. Heartburn is […]


Could Your Heartburn Really be GERD?

Everyone has been plagued with heartburn after an especially rich, fatty or acidic meal, or even from just eating too much. However, few people know that heartburn is actually a symptom of Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. Caused by acid and food refluxing back into the esophagus, GERD should not go untreated as it can […]


Protect Yourself Against Breast Cancer

As the calendar turns to October, shades of pink can be seen all over from NFL games, to local events, to Susan G. Komen 3-Day fundraisers. Recognized all over the world, Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws attention to the early detection and treatment of this disease. Think of your mother, sister, daughter, friend, coworker, neighbor […]


Top three benefits of “no scar” acid reflux treatment

Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF). It’s a mouthful to say, but the results of this incisionless procedure are simply beautiful. In a perfect world, there would be no need for surgery. However, the reality is that many of us—at some point in our lives—will have to go under the knife. Thankfully as technology and research progress, […]


Heartburn 101.

What’s your favorite food? Is it a thick, juicy burger topped with caramelized onions and Swiss cheese? Or is it sensational sweet and sour Asian cuisine, immersed in delicious noodles and tangy sauce that you slurp happily? Could it possibly be a doughy crust, topped with a generous helping of marinara and cheesy, gooey goodness? […]