GERD Risk Assessment
The link Between GERD, Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer
GERD is caused by the abnormal backflow, or reflux, of stomach acid and juices into the esophagus, the tube that leads from the throat to the stomach. Many individuals who have GERD also have Barrett's esophagus which can lead to cancer of the esophagus.
To determine if you are at risk for GERD, take the following risk assessment: