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How common is GERD?

        Health | GERD

More than 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn at least once a month. More importantly, an estimated 15 million Americans have symptoms every day, indicating they may have GERD. In fact, more than 35% of Americans are thought to have GERD. Although GERD can affect people of all ages, statistics show that the risk increases as you age and tends to rise dramatically after age 40.


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