Did you know that acid blocking medications used for heartburn, also known as proton pump inhibitors, are the number one drug sold in the United States? Millions of people suffer from heartburn (also referred to as GERD or reflux). It is very common and it is important to know it’s a sign of a more serious condition, so it can’t be ignored. Often, people are prescribed antacids to correct their reflux problem, however those medications don’t help the underlying cause of the problem. If you are struggling with heartburn, you’ll want to tune in to this discussion because it’s all about acid reflux. Listen in with hosts JoAnn Ridout, Jamie Carlson and Kara Carper.