Dr. Robin Baradarian, chief of gastroenterology of Beth Israel Kings Highway Hospital, and Co-Director of Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy answers the question "How can you treat frequent heartburn?"
Robin Baradarian, MD, FACG, serves as an assistant professor of medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and concurrently serves as chief of gastroenterology and director of interventional endoscopy at Beth Israel Medical Center, Kings Highway. Dr. Baradarian also serves as co-director of The Greater New York Ambulatory Surgical Center.
Heartburn also known as Gastroesophagael Reflux Disease (GERD) effects a very large portion of our populations. Most common symptoms can be burning sensation in lower chest, coughing and sour taste.
Fortunately, there are several options for heartburn relief, such as avoid fatty, spicy or oily foods, alcohol and caffeine, dairy products or even chocolate. Try not to eat late at night and watch your eating pattern and size of your meal.
Heartburn can easily be treated by use of medications or diet control. However if your symptoms aren't relieved after a short term diet or medications, you should contact us immediately and come in for a visits. Endoscopy is perform regularly at our office, it is safe and painless procedure can diagnose the treat the problem easily.
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