What are the symptoms of GERD?
*Heartburn (the most familiar symptom)
*Eroded dental enamel
*Voice problems such as hoarseness or laryngitis
*Difficulty in swallowing
*A repeated feeling of the need to clear the throat
*Shortness of breath
*Ulceration or stricture (narrowing) of esophagus
*Pneumonitis (inflammation of the lungs)
*Barret's esophagus (a precancerous condition)
If you find yourself with these symptoms, consult your doctor.