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    1. Understanding the Basics of GERD

      WebMD's guide to the basics of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

    2. Understanding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) -- Diagnosis and Treatment

      WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.

    3. Understanding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) -- Prevention

      WebMD's tips on preventing or reducing symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.

    4. Heartburn Relief Tips

      Does your chest feel like it’s on fire after a big meal? Learn why heartburn happens, who’s at risk, and how to stop -- and prevent -- the pain.

    5. Beyond Food: Other Causes of Heartburn and GERD

      WebMD explains triggers and causes of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux, or GERD.

    6. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (Silent Reflux)

      WebMD explains laryngopharyngeal reflux, sometimes called ''silent reflux,'' which causes backup of stomach acid into the throat and larynx and is common in infants. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

    7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - Topic Overview

      Putting pressure on your stomach may push stomach juices into your esophagus,causing heartburn. You can make changes to help relieve your symptoms of heartburn. Here are some things to try: It’s best to eat several small meals instead of two or three large meals. After you eat,wait 2 to 3 hours before you lie down. Late-night snacks aren't a good idea. If you get heartburn at night,raise ...

    8. Heartburn - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. GERD: Controlling heartburn by changing your habits ...

    9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - When To Call a Doctor

      Learn about symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including chest pain like a heart attack.

    10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - Topic Overview

      Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is caused by the abnormal backflow, or reflux, of stomach acid and juices into the esophagus, the tube that leads from the throat to the stomach.

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