Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) FAQs (cont.)
Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C
Vincent W Yang, MD, PhD
Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
BS Anand, MD
IN THIS ARTICLE
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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