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What you need to know about acid reflux disease

As many as one in five Americans have symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease. It occurs when the lower muscle of the esophagus doesn't close properly, allowing stomach acid to back up into the esophagus. 

Listen as Juan Jose Blondet, MD, a surgeon with Allina Health United General Surgery Clinic and Allina Health United Bariatric and Weight Loss Clinic, explains what happens when you have GERD and describes a new minimally invasive surgery that helps treat it.  

Listen to Blondet's podcast now


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