Having gastroesophageal reflux disease—GERD—may do more than just make you dread your next meal. It can lead to more threatening illnesses over time… Like Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer.1
Your doctor may recommend OTCs or prescription antacids. Even antibiotics. But these won’t fix the problem. They’ll likely do more harm than good. Using proton pump inhibitors—one of the most common forms of antacids—can increase your heart attack risk by 16%–21%.