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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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About GERD  External Link

The most frequent symptoms of GERD are so common that they may not be associated with a disease. Self-diagnosis can lead to mistreatment. Consultation with a physician is essential to proper diagnosis... Details >

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders  External Link

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)  External Link

This consumer health information document provides basic information about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) -- commonly called acid indigestion.... Details >

American College of Gastroenterology  External Link

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES)--the muscle connecting the esophagus with the stomach. Many people, including pregnant ... Details >

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Have You Heard of GERD?  External Link

This consumer health information brochure focuses on gastroesophageal reflux disease as it relates to children. Symptoms, prognosis and treatment are discussed.... Details >

Nemours Foundation  External Link

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux  External Link

This document describes gastroesophageal reflux in children and provides information on its causes, diagnosis, and treatment.... Details >

Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association  External Link

Prilosec OTC (omeprazole)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Prilosec OTC (omeprazole), the first over-the-counter treatment for frequent heartburn. Prilosec OTC is a delayed-release 20 mg tablet that must be... Details >

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration