Complications could include:
Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.
If lifestyle changes and medication don't help manage your GERD symptoms, surgery may be your best option. Learn about surgery options such as fundoplication and Stretta procedure.
Adults aren't the only ones prone to acid reflux--kids and teens can have it, too. Find out what it is, what causes it, and how to treat it, including natural remedies.