Wheezing and Burning: The Link Between Asthma and GERD
As two of the most common causes of doctor visits in the United States, asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have both become a major cause of concern. But some doctors suspect that the high occurrence of these diseases isn't a coincidence, and, in some cases, the two may be closely related.
In adults, up to 40 percent of asthmatics complain of symptoms of GERD.
Does GERD cause asthma?