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Acid reflux resources

Interested in learning more about acid reflux? Get the latest information about GERD, heartburn, and our Heartburn & Acid Reflux Institute’s state-of-the-art treatment options here.

LINX: A Better Fix for Heartburn

Heartburn feels like an uncomfortable, burning sensation in your chest or throat. It often occurs after eating, when gastric acid from your stomach flows back into your esophagus. While occasional heartburn is common, frequent heartburn is one of the most common symptoms of GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease.


Do you suffer from frequent heartburn? You may be dealing with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a digestive disorder. Also known as acid reflux, GERD occurs when acid from your stomach flows back up into the esophagus, causing discomfort.

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