(WTNH) – Many Americans may experience heartburn after indulging in their Thanksgiving meal. An estimated 1 in every 5 American adults suffers from GERD, which stands for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease.

This is a chronic condition that can be treated.

Dr. Kenneth Schwartz, a General Surgeon with Hartford HealthCare discusses how to help with GERD.

Watch the video above for the full segment.