GERD: How Heartburn Can Turn into Something More

Gastroesophageal reflux disease can have symptoms like heartburn

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh

Do you have heartburn or acid reflux two or more times per week? If you do, it could be a sign of a more serious condition called GERD.

GERD stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. F. Paul "Tripp" Buckley, MD, surgical director of the Heartburn and Acid Reflux Center at Scott & White Healthcare in Round Rock, TX, sat down with dailyRx News to expand on the signs and symptoms of GERD and when to seek medical treatment.

Check out the dailyRx News feature video for the full story.

Review Date: 
May 18, 2015