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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects millions of people, but many don’t know that you don’t have to live with reflux symptoms. Check out the articles below to learn more about GERD symptoms, tips for managing the disease and available treatment options.

Contact the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center for more information or call 740-689-6486 to schedule your consultation.


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Get a Grip on GERD

For some, it’s impossible to not be aware of GERD (or gastroesophageal reflux disease) – for 1 in 5 Americans, it is a daily struggle. This article explains what GERD is and common symptoms.

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Handling Holiday Heartburn

Although the holidays are a common time for indulgent eating, there are a number of things you can do to reduce your heartburn symptoms while still enjoying the festivities this year.

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You Are What You Eat

If you suffer from acid reflux, you likely know what foods are safe to eat – and which ones can ruin your day. Learn more about managing your reflux symptoms through smart eating habits.

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Feeling the Burn: Drew’s Heartburn Story

After taking medication for years to control his heartburn, Drew Mace wanted a permanent solution. He opted to undergo anti-reflux surgery at FMC – and hasn’t touched his medication since.

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What You Need to Know About Esophageal Cancer

As with many cancer types, esophageal cancer has a greater chance of being treated if the disease is caught early. The key to surviving esophageal cancer is early detection.

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Fire fighter standing in front of fire truckBattling the Burn – Kelly’s Heartburn Story

Tired of letting the pain and discomfort of heartburn run his life, Columbus firefighter Kelly Storts turned to the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center for a solution.

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If your heartburn symptoms are affecting your daily life, or if medication is the only thing controlling your symptoms, it is time to investigate. Learn more about heartburn care at FMC, or call the Heartburn Center at 740-689-6486.