OLLI Workshop: What is GERD?

OLLI Workshop: What is GERD?

Event Type

All

Location

Vigo County YMCA

Date

Time

Phone

(812) 237-2336

Description

OLLI hosts Rajiv Sharma, MD.
Cost: Free

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter, the ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD.
Join Dr. Sharma as he explains how GERD can cause esophagus cancer, laryngeal issues and esophagus scarring. He will also discuss signs of GERD and treatment options, as well as, some holistic options to relieve heartburn symptoms.