When choosing a treatment, ask your doctor these questions:
- What are my chances of getting better?
- What are the risks and side effects of this treatment?
- What will this treatment cost?
GERD can affect many areas of your life. Sometimes GERD symptoms limit where you can go and what you can do. But GERD doesn't have to control your life. With effective treatment, you can control GERD. Your doctor will treat GERD with one or more of the following:
- lifestyle changes