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Acid Reflux Treatment

Symptoms of GERD

Some people who have symptoms from heart disease mistakenly think they are experiencing episodes of acid indigestion. Before you proceed through our advice guide, we would like to make sure that your symptoms are not likely to result from coronary artery disease. Review the following facts that can make it easy for a person to wrongly blame heart symptoms on acid reflux.

  • Symptoms of chest pressure or heaviness, chest pain, and nausea can be signs of heart disease.

  • In some individuals, symptoms of "angina" follow meals.

If you are over the age of 45 or you have symptoms or risks that make heart disease a possibility, take the time today to arrange an evaluation with your doctor.

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Review my risks for coronary artery disease.

Review typical symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux.

Proceed with the treatment portion of the guide.

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