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Tuesday Q & A: GERD a more severe form of acid reflux

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do I know if what I have is acid reflux or GERD? Are treatments the same for both? I have had what I would describe as heartburn for years and it’s getting worse as I age. ANSWER: Acid reflux happens when stomach acid flows back up [...]

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New Clinic Treats Rising Number of EOE Swallowing Disorder Cases (pkg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q7SS36dBkg There is a swallowing disorder that’s sending more and more people to see their doctors. Its nickname is EOE. Mayo Clinic experts say it’s being reported 30 times more often than it was just three decades ago, which is why they’ve just opened a new clinic dedicated to diagnosing [...]

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