Heartburn and Reflux For Dummies
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GERD is a tricky condition to identify. Its symptoms mimic those of other common medical conditions. The following list represents the primary symptoms of GERD:

  • Bad breath

  • Bad taste in mouth

  • Chronic cough

  • Chronic laryngitis

  • Frequent hoarseness

  • Frequent throat clearing

  • Frequent wheezing

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Carol Ann Rinzler writes a nutrition column for the New York Daily News and has authored more than 20 books.

Ken DeVault, MD, is coauthor of the American College of Gastroenterology's official guideline statements on the diagnosis and treatment of GERD.

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