LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- UofL Health is promoting awareness for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) during GERD Awareness Week.

UofL Health's Reflux, Swallowing & Hernia Center is staffed by regional leaders in the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with swallowing difficulties, acid reflux and abdominal wall hernias, according to a news release.

Symptoms for GERD can be heart burn, chest pain, difficulty swallowing and regurgitation of food, among other things.

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