Chronic Heartburn Could Spur Asthma in Some Patients
By: U.S. News & World Report
January 30, 2013
Chronic heartburn is a major cause of asthma in adults, a new study suggests. The finding could help add asthma to the known health risks - including esophageal cancer - already associated with chronic heartburn, which is formally known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and is one of the most common digestive disorders in Western nations. Read more.