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20 things to know about acid reflux

Espresso Logo By Philippe Michaud of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Acid reflux is a common health problem. It occurs when there is a dysfunction of the valve (known as the esophageal sphincter) that stops stomach acid from entering the esophagus. Approximately 20% of Americans have acid reflux, but what are the symptoms? What are the remedies and medications? Is there a cure? Read on to find out!

Acid reflux is a common health problem. It occurs when there is a dysfunction of the valve (known as the esophageal sphincter) that stops stomach acid from entering the esophagus. Approximately 20% of Americans have acid reflux, but what are the symptoms? What are the remedies and medications? Is there a cure? Read on to find out!
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