The main symptoms of
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) include:
Persistent heartburn. Heartburn is an
uncomfortable feeling or burning pain behind the breastbone. It may occur after
you eat, soon after you lie down, or when you bend forward. Some people
have GERD without heartburn.
Do you often experience the pain of heartburn or other symptoms of acid reflux? You might take comfort in knowing that making diet changes as well as other lifestyle changes may be all you need to do. Here's how.