The Heartburn Treatment Center at Union Hospital provides state-of-the-art diagnostic services to evaluate the condition of the patient's GERD. This sometimes includes an upper endoscopy, esophageal manometry or ambulatory pH monitoring.
Treatment is based on the severity and type of the condition for each individual patient, and generally requires lifestyle changes and taking over-the-counter or prescription medicine.
Reflux disease is a chronic and progressive condition.
You don’t need a physician referral to seek treatment at the Heartburn Treatment Center. Just call (330) 308-3595 to make an appointment for a complete evaluation.
Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from GERD. And GERD induced esophageal cancer has increased 600% since 1975, making it the fasted growing cancer in terms of incidence.
With GERD, you may breathe stomach acid into your lungs causing respiratory problems
Increased pressure on your abdomen from being overweight can cause GERD
Left untreated, GERD can lead to more serious health problems over time.