The Link Between GERD and Asthma

Asthma tends to regularly find its way into conversations about the complications associated with GERD.  While there are connections, most people in the medical community are not necessarily convinced that acid reflux can cause an asthma attack on its own. What we do know is that...

Do Allergies Cause GERD?

Patients with asthma are twice as likely than the normal population to have GERD (Gastro-esophageal reflux disease). Most patients who suffer from hard-to-treat asthma have acid reflux disease. The esophagus and trachea (wind pipe) are in close proximity. Acid that back flows into the esophagus can...