Riverwood’s Dr. Paul Severson discusses GERD, Esophageal Cancer

Riverwood’s Dr. Paul Severson discusses GERD, Esophageal Cancer

April 22, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/22/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — Reflux Specialist Dr. Paul Severson from Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin spoke to us recently with April being Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month and the GERD Services offered at their facilities.

Dr. Severson says Esophageal Cancer has grown significantly in recent years.

GERD or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease presents similar side effects to heartburn, but Dr. Severson noted numerous differences.

The Minnesota Reflux and Heartburn Center also offers a chance to help understand those ailments.

Dr. Severson also spoke about treatments and being to repair a damaged esophagus.

Dr. Seveson also spoke about the increasing cause of GERD leading to Esophageal Cancer, Cancer Treatments, those who can be affected by this, which all can be heard here:

To schedule a GERD evaluation at Riverwood, call Dawn at 218-429-3930, or at CRMC, call Leah at 218-545-2876. Get more information by visiting www.mnheartburn.org