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Treatment & care

Treatment for GORD and heartburn ranges from over-the-counter remedies to surgery. Here's a rundown on the pros and cons of your heartburn treatment options.


Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are drugs taken to reduce the secretion of stomach acid.

Ending heartburn doesn’t necessarily mean drugs or surgery. Here are some helpful lifestyle changes that might do the trick.

Here are some heartburn medicines you can find at the pharmacy.

When medication and lifestyle change aren't enough, GORD surgery may be needed.

Read more about treatments for acid reflux.

Read more about treating Barrett's oesophagus.


Don't leave your GP consultation without asking all of these questions.

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