What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease develops when the back-flow (reflux) of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. Serious health problems can result if it is not treated properly. The most frequent symptoms of are, heartburn and acid regurgitation, are so common that they may not be associated with a disease. Self-diagnosis can […]


Progressive GI Symptoms: Could it be Scleroderma? Functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are extremely common. However, on rare occasions, people thought to have a functional GI disorder can develop progressive GI symptoms from another underlying condition. This is truly rare, but when symptoms do not respond as expected, or if symptoms get worse and worse despite […]