About Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease FT

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive condition that involves the stomach and the esophagus. The lower esophageal sphincter is a circle-shaped band of muscle. During normal digestion, it opens so that food can enter the stomach and closes to ensure that food and stomach acid don’t return to the esophagus. Gastroesophageal reflux occurs