What is GERD?
If you have heartburn more than once a week, then you might have chronic acid reflux. Also known as GERD, chronic acid reflux can cause real pain and make eating difficult. Here are the most common symptoms:
- Trouble sleeping
- Difficulty swallowing
- Can't eat certain foods
- Can't drink certain liquids
- Pain or discomfort in the chest
What Can I Do?
It all depends how bad your symptoms are. Medications and lifestyle changes may help. If not minimally invasive surgery might be your best option.
Tif®: Incisionless Surgery
Tif is short for Transoral Incisionelss Fundoplication. It's a minimally invasive surgery that doesn't require an incision. That means no scaring! To learn more watch this video:
To see if Tif is right for you, call (706) 651-4343 and ask to speak to a doctor that performs the Tif procedure.