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Sharon Gillson

GERD in the Elderly

By March 5, 2014

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While GERD affects millions of people, the odds of developing this disorder increases with age. This means the elderly are more likely than younger adults to suffer from GERD.

An elderly patient may not experiences the same symptoms of heartburn with their GERD because their symptoms may be different from what is considered the normal symptoms of the disease. Learn what these symptoms are and how GERD in the elderly can be treated.

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