This symptom is the most common which results in a painful burning sensation in the upper torso.
Painful Swallowing is another common symptom which in turn can lead to acid backing up into the
esophagus leading to reflux in your mouth.
Suffers of this symptom sore throat, chronic cough suffer from these for some time before its associated with GERD
Surgical Treatment of GERD
The preferred surgery for GERD is antireflux surgery and the procedure is called fundoplication. The fundoplication
surgery strengthens the LES to prevent reflux from occurring.