Asthma and GERD
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?
No. they think it's very important to mention that GERD doesn't cause asthma. GERD is best considered to be a trigger of asthma. complete article