LIFESTYLE CHANGES CAN HELP TREAT GERD.

Findings from the Nurses’ Health Study, one of the longest-running studies of women’s health, show that five diet and lifestyle factors, including regular exercise, can significantly impact gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) heartburn symptoms. GERD is a common condition affecting about a third of the U.S. population; the main symptom is heartburn, and it is often managed with medications. However, this new study suggests…