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  • GERD and Healing
    Treatment options for GERD include dietary changes and medication. As this eMedTV article explains, many people find short- to long-term relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and healing of esophageal damage through these methods.
  • GERD Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV article explains, the process used to make a GERD diagnosis involves a physical exam, asking questions, and possibly performing tests, such as an upper GI or an upper endoscopy. However, a diagnosis can be made based on symptoms alone.
  • GERD Diet
    People with acid reflux disease are often advised to make dietary changes as part of their treatment. As this eMedTV article explains, the GERD diet encourages eating heart-healthy foods, avoiding certain foods, and eating smaller meals more often.
  • GERD Diet -- Foods to Avoid
    This eMedTV article explains that if you have symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), your doctor may advise you to try a new eating plan. Foods to avoid on this diet include chocolate, peppermint, fatty foods, and alcoholic beverages.
  • GERD Diet Foods
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are many GERD diet foods to avoid. Foods such as chocolate, peppermint, and tomatoes can cause flare-ups of symptoms of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), so it pays to know and avoid these triggers.
  • GERD Foods to Avoid
    If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), you may want to avoid certain foods. This eMedTV segment lists the foods that can make the symptoms worse, such as chocolate, fried foods, fatty foods, and onions.
  • GERD in Babies
    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in babies generally goes away after they reach 1 to 2 years of age. This eMedTV segment provides a basic overview of the condition, including common symptoms (such as spitting up and vomiting).
  • GERD in Children
    Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common occurrence in children and infants, but may go overlooked. This eMedTV resource discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of GERD in children, with links to specific information.
  • GERD in Infants
    As this eMedTV page explains, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) doesn't just affect adults -- infants can have it, too. This article takes a look at the symptoms and treatment options for this condition in babies, and includes a link to more details.
  • GERD Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides information on GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Topics discussed in this article include symptoms and treatment options. Also included is a link to more information.
  • GERD Medication
    As this eMedTV article explains, medications like antacids and proton-pump inhibitors can be helpful for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) when diet and lifestyle changes don't improve related symptoms.
  • GERD Medications
    Antacids, H2 blockers, and proton pump inhibitors are a few of the drugs that can be used to treat GERD. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at GERD medications, explaining why different products are sometimes combined.
  • GERD Relief
    Dietary changes, medication, and surgery can all help relieve symptoms of GERD. This page of the eMedTV library describes these treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease and also links to more information on GERD treatment.
  • GERD Remedies
    Possible GERD remedies include lifestyle changes, medication, and surgery. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of these treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease, which, in most cases, can improve a person's symptoms.
  • GERD Remidies
    Diet and lifestyle changes, medication, and surgery are the standard GERD remedies. This eMedTV segment discusses these treatment options and provides a link to more information. GERD remidies is a common misspelling of GERD remedies.
  • GERD Surgery
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, surgery for GERD usually involves strengthening the lower esophageal sphincter to improve acid reflux symptoms. This article explains the different types of surgery in detail, such as Nissen fundoplication.
  • GERD Symptoms
    There are many different GERD symptoms, but heartburn is the most common. This segment of the eMedTV archives discusses these and other signs and symptoms, such as coughing and bad breath, and explains how seeking treatment can yield positive results.
  • GERD Systoms
    Common GERD symptoms include chest pain, sore throat, and painful swallowing. This portion of the eMedTV library lists the symptoms of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD systoms is a common misspelling of GERD symptoms.
  • GERD Treatment
    GERD treatment can involve diet and lifestyle changes, medication, and surgery. This eMedTV segment discusses these treatment options for gastroesophageal reflux disease and explains how most people can make simple changes to control their symptoms.
  • GERD Treatment in Infants
    If your baby has GERD, you may see improvement by changing the way your baby eats and sleeps. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of how this condition is treated in infants and offers tips on how you can reduce your baby's symptoms.
  • Gurd
    GERD is a condition that causes frequent heartburn, indigestion, and other symptoms. This eMedTV page explains why GERD occurs and lists potential complications that may occur if the condition is left untreated. Gurd is a common misspelling of GERD.
  • Gurd Symptoms
    Common GERD symptoms include heartburn, chest pain, and acid indigestion. This page from the eMedTV library lists other common symptoms of GERD, as well as rare symptoms that sometimes occur. Gurd symptoms is a common misspelling of GERD symptoms.
  • H2 Blocker Overdose
    Symptoms of an H2 blocker overdose may include increased salivation, watery eyes, and diarrhea. This eMedTV page features more information on the symptoms that may occur with an H2 blocker overdose, as well as treatment options that are available.
  • H2 Blocker Side Effects
    Diarrhea and constipation are among the common side effects of H2 blockers. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of H2 blocker side effects, including side effects that you should report to your doctor immediately (such as a fast heart rate).
  • H2 Blocker Uses
    H2 blockers can be used to treat gastrointestinal conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This eMedTV article describes a number of H2 blocker uses, including off-label uses (such as the treatment of H. pylori infections).
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