Reasons Why Your Belly Hurts

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is responsible for what’s commonly called heartburn and happens when your esophagus doesn’t close properly, allowing stomach contents to come back up. This condition can cause sleeping issues. Many people find relief simply by eating healthier foods.

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February 25, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014