The Reality of Heartburn
Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affect millions of people. Occasional symptoms of heartburn, difficulty swallowing, or nausea can be uncomfortable and annoying. However, when these symptoms persist, they may reflect a more serious digestive disorder that can have a significant impact on your life. We are here to help with a comprehensive program to treat esophageal and stomach (“foregut”) diseases using medical management, diagnostic technologies and minimally invasive surgical therapies.
You Are Not Alone
For heartburn sufferers, it’s important to understand the cause of your heartburn in order to find relief from the pain. Lifestyle changes and dietary changes can help, but understanding the underlying cause can help to establish a treatment plan that
of Americans suffer from heartburn pain at least one time each month.
of acid reflux sufferers report feeling their symptoms at night.
people in the US are on PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) which have been tied to a wide range of side effects.
GET AHEAD OF YOUR HEARTBURN
We treat a variety of esophageal and stomach conditions that may be impacting your quality of life. The most common of the foregut diseases we treat is GERD. Click on the diseases below to learn more about
The Northwest Allied Heartburn Center’s team of surgeons, gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, and dietitians are here to help you find answers. They will help navigate you through diagnostic testing and treatment making it as easy as possible and is available to answer your questions and provide any assistance you might need along the way.