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What is gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Velocity Care offers facts about the signs and symptoms of GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD) is a common disease that affects nearly 7 million people in the United States alone. Researchers expect that 20 to 30 percent of the adult population will experience some form of this disorder at some point in their lives.

In the U.S., we recognize November 20-26 as National GERD Awareness Week. Velocity Care would like to do its part to help raise awareness of this disease.

  November 11, 2016   Heartburn, GERD 0 Comments   Read More

What you need to know about heartburn

Velocity Care provides you with information on treating and preventing the uncomfortable symptoms associated with heartburn

What is heartburn?

Heartburn is a condition also known as acid reflux. It occurs when stomach acids begin to push back up into the esophagus and throat, causing an uncomfortable and sometimes painful burning sensation in the upper abdomen, chest and throat areas and often leaving an unpleasant taste in your mouth. If left untreated, chronic acid reflux can lead to...

  March 29, 2016   Stomach, Acid Reflux, Heartburn 0 Comments   Read More

Is it heartburn or a heart attack?

Know the difference between indigestion and a heart attack

Everyone has felt it at least once, that intense burning sensation that ignites in your chest. The pain is so sudden it’s terrifying. You think you’re having a heart attack, but then you remember those hot wings you ate for lunch and that soda on the side. Must be heartburn and not a heart attack, right?

  February 10, 2016   Heart, Heartburn, Heart attack 0 Comments   Read More

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