5Jun, 2019

Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD)

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GERD or gastro-esophageal reflux disorder is a very common condition affecting up to 10% of Canadians on a daily basis. Although more common in adults over 40 – it can occur at any age, and given the endless commercials for antacids on TV – it’s likely that most people are aware that the condition exists. Typically symptoms include heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents but can also include difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, sore throat, sinus issues, ear infections and more. In fact sometimes people don’t even experience heartburn (know as silent […]

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