GERD Awareness

November is GERD Awareness Month. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, over 60 million Americans experience heartburn, the most common symptom of GERD. GERD (or gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a medical condition in which stomach acid, food, and fluid flow back into the esophagus. Anyone can develop GERD, but it’s more common in the […]

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Suffering from Acid Reflux?

If you experience burning pain or discomfort in your stomach or chest after meals, hoarseness of voice, or dry cough, then you may be suffering from acid reflux. It is a common condition in which acid from the stomach comes up through the esophagus, and sometimes even up to the throat. Acid reflux can be […]

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How to Recover From Surgery for Acid Reflux

The primary purpose of acid reflux surgery is to treat symptoms. When over-the- counter medications are no longer working and symptoms are negatively impacting your quality of life, it is time to consider surgical treatment. Your Premier Surgical Associates physician will talk with you about your options for treatment depending upon the severity of your […]

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