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GERD

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.

GERD for newbies

Cool that (heart)burn with these 4 tips from a doctor who knows.

Upset tummy? Or something more serious?

Learn how to spot 7 common digestive issues with tips on what to do and when to be concerned.

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.

Hidden causes of bad breath

You brush after every meal. You avoid garlic and onions. And mouthwash doesn’t help. What's your gut telling you?

Are your meds robbing you of nutrients?

If you take drugs for high blood pressure, diabetes or reflux, you owe it to yourself to read this.

Are heartburn meds and heart attack risk linked?

Our experts weigh in on this latest study

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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