Frequent heartburn, also called acid indigestion, is the most common symptom of GERD in adults. GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a more serious form of acid reflux.
Occasional acid reflux is common and does not necessarily mean your have GERD. If you experience heartburn twice a week or more you may have GERD. Frequent heartburn is the most common symptom of GERD in adults.
Treatment includes medication and lifestyle and diet changes. If they do not help, surgery may be an option.
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