Acid Reflux Directory
Acid reflux is basically the same thing as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Symptoms of acid reflux include heartburn, regurgitation, burping, nausea, bloating, and abdominal pain. Most people experience these symptoms after a big meal or when lying down. It's also common during pregnancy. Treatments include antacids, avoiding food triggers, quitting smoking, eating smaller meals, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what acid reflux is as well as causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention.
pH Testing of the Esophagus
WebMD explains the esophagus pH test, which is used to diagnose symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux.
GERD and Acid Reflux in Infants and Children
Learn about acid reflux in infants and children, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
The Basics of Acid Reflux or GERD
WebMD explains gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
The Basics of GERD
WebMD's guide to the basics of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
What To Eat When You Have Heartburn
If you have chronic heartburn, you are at risk for GERD. If left untreated, GERD can put you at risk for cancer of the esophagus.
Avoid Foods That Cause Heartburn
Suffering from occasional heartburn or a more serious condition like GERD? Here are changes you can make to ease symptoms.
Ways to Keep Stomach Acid Down
It’s not just what you eat that can cause your stomach to churn. It’s also how much you eat and what you do after meals.
Slideshows & Images
A Visual Guide to Understanding Heartburn and GERD
Take a visual guide through the digestive system to see how heartburn starts, and how it can be stopped.
Will This Give Me Heartburn?
See which foods may help or worsen symptoms and how other habits may affect heartburn.
What’s Making You Burp?
It might not have been that bean dip. Some of the reasons why burps keep happening might surprise you.