If you have heartburn every once in a while, the simple solution would be to take an antacid. However, if you're popping Tums like they're candy, you might have a bigger issue. GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, requires serious medial attention.
By ignoring the symptoms, you're putting yourself at risk for other health issues, including cancer.
Listen in as Mark Noar, MD, shares why having acid reflux on a daily basis is dangerous to your health, as well as what you can do about it.