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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.

Tonya Mundy
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.