Mary West
March 25 2021

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition where the contents of the stomach rise into the esophagus, or food pipe. This can cause heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and chest pain, among other symptoms.

To help a person manage the often painful and uncomfortable symptoms of GERD, doctors may recommend home remedies. These can include avoiding food triggers, eating smaller meals, and having dinner early in the evening.
If symptoms persist, doctors may also recommend medical treatment, such as surgery or certain medications.
Keep reading to learn about 15 home remedies, medical treatment, and what can happen if a person does not seek treatment.

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