Is it heartburn or GERD? How to reduce symptoms during the holidays

  • Dr. Susannah Spiess

    Dr. Susannah Spiess

By Dr. Susannah Spiess
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Posted12/9/2017 7:15 AM

Rich, delicious foods are irresistible during the holidays but heavy meals can leave us with that all-too-familiar burning pain that moves up to the throat. Heartburn may be a symptom of a more severe condition like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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