Millions of people are suffering from acid reflux these days and the number of cases from this condition grows every day. GERD is a condition when acid from the stomach flows back up into the esophagus and as a result, a painful sensation felt within the chest called heartburn occurs.

Are you one of those people suffering from acid reflux symptoms? Are you looking for treatments and relief from this condition? If you are then look no further. This video will teach you what acid reflux is all about and what you can do to relieve yourself from this condition.

In this video, Dr. Mark Haltrecht, D.O., a Family Practice Doctor from NSLIJ Plainview Hospital talks about the different treatments that you can use in reducing acid reflux. He will teach you helpful tips on how you can avoid reflux and the importance of changing your diet. He will explain to you how over the counter antacids can help give you instant relief from this condition as well as it’s mechanism of action. He will give you a glimpse of how drugs interact in order to become a potent drug to relieve you from acid reflux. This way you will be able to understand how these drugs work and how they affect your system. Note that these drugs are available in low doses and readily available in any drug stores however; he also stresses the importance of having a prescription first if you are to take high doses of any antacids. If these drugs do not work then it is best to seek medical attention right away.

If you are the type of person who’d rather deal with your acid reflux naturally then this video will also help you understand what the types of food you must avoid are. This video will also give you helpful tips that you can do after meals to avoid heartburn. By following these simple steps, you are surely able to eliminate heartburn from happening.

Acid reflux can be controlled with the help of medications and diet modification. It also takes discipline in order to be successful with your treatment. But if your reflux is not resolved by these steps then consult your physician as soon as possible.