Thanksgiving Week is Also GERD Awareness Week

Since 1999, the week of Thanksgiving has also been designated as GERD Awareness Week. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (or GERD) is commonly referred to as heartburn. Chronic heartburn may result in serious consequences and should be assessed and treated by a physician.

Please take this opportunity to learn more about GERD, acid reflux and other digestive disorders at You can also read about Heartburn Friendly Thanksgiving Dishes to help you and your family enjoy the holidays.