Top Docs: 5 facts about Barrett's esophagus
For many people, heartburn or acid reflux is an occasional nuisance. But for some, it's a more persistent problem, becoming what's known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. That, in turn, can lead to a condition called Barrett's esophagus, which is a risk factor for esophageal cancer.
Here's what you need to know:
1. DON'T DISMISS CHRONIC HEARTBURN AS NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT