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GERD and Asthma | Birmingham Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.C.
"GERD is the result of acid from the stomach refluxing into the esophagus (food pipe) and trachea (windpipe). Typical symptoms are pain in the chest area (under the sternum), a bad taste in the mouth or bad breath, sore throat, cough and laryngitis. Studies show that between 30 to 80 percent of asthma patients also have GERD." Read the full article here.