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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    How common is heartburn?

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  • Chris Fonda

    Dietitian, Nutritionist, Sports Dietitian

    As an Accredited Sports Dietitian, APD and athlete (springboard diver), Chris has both professional and personal experience in sport at the sub-elite and elite level.Chris … View Profile

    Heartburn/ acid reflux/ gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) affects approximately 21-59% of the adult population. It is important that if you suspect you have heartburn that you consult your doctor and seek treatment to prevent further complications such as oesophageal cancer.

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