Health Update with Dr. Tabbaa featuring Dr. Jhawar - Heartburn

Heartburn is irritation of the Esophagus that leads to burning pain or discomfort in the upper or mid chest. It is very common these days so there are lots of over the counter medications to take. If you've taken Heartburn medication for more than 2 weeks and still have symptoms you should call your doctor. Long term heartburn can cause the following symptoms: nausea and vomiting, trouble swallowing and a more serious side effect is Barrett's Esophagus. Ablation can be used to treat Barrett's Esophagus and Barrett's with Dysplasia. Schedule an exam today! www.northshoregastro.org

Health Update with Dr. Tabbaa featuring Dr. Jhawar - Heartburn