Acid Reflux, Heartburn, and GERD: What’s the difference?

Acid reflux (or Gastroesophageal reflux disease - GERD) s a condition where acid flows from the stomach into the esophagus.

You feel something rising in your throat. It burns and tastes acidic. Now you feel it behind your breastbone. Is it heartburn? Is it GERD? Is it acid reflux? Are they all the same? We’ve compiled a simple overview to help you navigate this often tricky area of digestive conditions. Acid reflux: The cause Acid reflux is when the contents … Read more