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Asthma and GERD: The Complications of Acid Reflux and What You Can Do About It

Asthma and GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) isn’t exactly an uncommon illness — about 30% of Americans have weekly bouts of heartburn, the principle symptom — but those with asthma are at a considerably higher risk. Doctors report that around 75% of asthmatics also suffer from GERD, which makes them more than twice as vulnerable as the rest of the population. If you are one of the unlucky people who live with both conditions, rest assured that you can...

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