More than 50 million people living in the US experience occasion al heartburn, but for more than 25 million people, heartburn has become an annoying part of life. If this sounds familiar, your ‘heartburn’ may be a symptom of a serious digestive disorder called GERD or Gastro Esophageal Reflux disease. Another digestive disorder identified as peptic ulcers is attributed in many cases to a bacteria found in the stomach called h-pylori. Doctors believe that the h-pylori bacteria has evolved with humans over the past 5 million years. In this episode, we take an in depth look at GERD/Ulcers and all the options currently available to treat these disorders. (112)
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