Heartburn may seem like just another unpleasant thing to endure, much like taxes, rush hour traffic and the contents of a baby's diaper. But when should you bite the bullet and make a doctor's appointment?
WHAT'S INSIDE: DIGESTIVE HEALTH
- Other Digestive Problems
When you're doubled over with a burning pain in your stomach, is your love of flamingly spicy meals to blame? Or does your passion for chili peppers have little to do with the cause of your digestive ills?
Gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD) affects millions of Americans each year. There are a multitude of preventable risk factors that contribute to the development of GERD. The first step in prevention is knowledge, so take this quiz and learn about the risk factors of GERD.