Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is one of today’s most common digestive disorders. Impacting a whopping 20% of the population, GERD triggers uncomfortable symptoms including heartburn, acid reflux, chest pain, and nausea. This condition can sometimes lead to lasting complications like a chronic cough.
Since it involves the digestive system, your diet can highly influence GERD. With a few adjustments to the foods you eat (and avoid), it may ease your symptoms without medications or procedures. (more…)