If you ignore chronic heartburn and related symptoms like burping and regurgitating stomach acid, trouble getting food down, hoarseness, or choking, your chance of getting erosive esophagitis (EE) goes up.
Treatment is the best way to reduce that chance and all the unpleasant effects of GI problems. Treatments for erosive esophagitis have never been better than they are now. There are many ways to reduce reflux and keep heartburn and gastric reflux disease (GERD), which cause all of this, at bay. Pratima Dibba, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the Medical Offices of Manhattan in New York City, talks about these solutions. Read the article.