Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when a muscle at the end of your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it.
Articles in this section
- What are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)?
- What are the common GERD symptoms?
- What is the difference between GER and GERD?
- What is GERD?
- How do doctors treat GERD?
- What is an esophagus?
- Does GER have another name?
- What is GER?
- Who is more likely to have GERD?
- How common is GERD?