Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) FAQs (cont.)
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How common is GERD?
Gastroesophageal reflux disease affects nearly one third of the adult population of the United States to some degree at least once a month. Almost 10% of adults experience GERD weekly or daily. Not just adults are affected: even infants and children can have GERD.
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