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gastroesophageal reflux disease

When your heart’s on fire

Is it just heartburn? Or something more serious? The answers to 5 simple questions can help you tell.

Heartburn … or worse?

If you've gotten to where over-the-counter meds are part of your daily routine, see a doctor.

Top 10 ways to prevent GERD

If you’re willing to make a few healthy lifestyle changes, it is possible.

Patient Story

On the road again

It started with hiccups. More than a year later, long-haul trucker Ken White, 70, has conquered esophageal cancer and returned to the road.

Patient Story

‘I had no idea what it was’

When acid reflux led to Barrett’s esophagus, ablation treatment saved James Ritchie's way of life.

Esophageal cancer: What you need to know

New procedure can help those with early stage cancer. And in Michigan, you'll only find it at Spectrum Health.

Patient Story

3 steps to ‘Oh, what a relief it is’

Experts offer ways to get relief from frequent acid reflux.

What is GERD?

GERD happens when gastric acid from your stomach backs up into your food pipe or esophagus.

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