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MERCURY LEARNING and INFORMATION provides print and digital content in the areas of science and medicine, technology and computing, engineering, and mathematics (STEM disciplines) designed for the professional/reference, trade, library, higher education, career school, and online training markets. We embrace both traditional and innovative publishing models designed to accommodate the needs of the intended audience by using the appropriate delivery methods.


Living With Acid Reflux Disease

David Olle

ISBN: 978-1-942270-05-8
Pub Date:  July 2015
Specs: 6 x 9   Paperback with CD
Pages: 125
Price: $24.95


Mercury Learning eBook

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux, is a very common condition affecting around 20-40 % of the population over a one year period. This book describes all the essential features of GERD for the general public in an engaging and stimulating manner that facilitates learning and reinforcement. This is accomplished by applying methods that accommodate various learning styles, including the use of videos, illustrations, tables, charts, and boxes that highlight definitions, facts, or website links for more detailed information.



Causes, risk factors, symptoms, degrees of GERD, anatomy and physiology of the esophagus, lower esophageal sphincter and stomach as it relates to GERD, complications, diagnostic tests, and treatments based on lifestyle modifications, medications, endoscopic procedures, and surgery, diets.


David Olle is a freelance medical and science writer.  His areas of expertise include oncology, biostatistics, biochemical tests, human and animal nutrition, animal production and breeding, veterinary medicine, infectious diseases, and complementary and alternative medicine.