6 Ways to Help Manage Acid Reflux
Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a health condition that involves a burning pain, known as heartburn, in the chest area. It happens when stomach acid flows upward into the food pipe. The American College of Gastroenterology found that over 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and at least 15 million experience it daily. These numbers are high, but there are some ways to manage the discomfort that acid reflux can cause.