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Early Detection Saves Lives

Fire fighter standing in front of fire truckGERD is a chronic and progressive disease, and over time reflux can transform or change the lining of the esophagus. This change is called Barrett’s esophagus, a common precursor to esophageal cancer.

While those with Barrett’s esophagus do have a greater risk of developing esophageal cancer, progression of the condition can often be prevented through monitoring and treatment. The best way to diagnose Barrett’s esophagus is through a procedure called an upper endoscopy.

If you are experiencing ongoing heartburn symptoms, contact the Heartburn Center at 740-689-6486 to speak to our nurse coordinator and schedule an evaluation.

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Experience One-on-One Care with Tonya Mundy, R.N.

Tonya Mundy, R.N., nurse coordinator for the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center, explains the symptoms of reflux.

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Tonya Mundy, RN
Gastroenterology, Heartburn

Have Questions?

End the suffering and sleepless nights – call the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center at 740-689-6486 to schedule a nurse consultation.