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The do's and don'ts for reflux sufferers
Symptoms of reflux, such as heartburn, hoarseness, chronic cough or the feeling of a lump in your throat, should be evaluated by a doctor, says Dr. Peter Belafsky, medical director of the Voice and Swallowing Center at UC Davis: "If the exam is normal … the first line of treatment for this should be diet modification, exercise, weight loss. You can do a lot to help yourself."
September 14, 2013