GERD Treatment - from the comfort of your own home.

Fully personalized doctor & nutritionist led programs that help you treat GERD. Learn how our gastroesophageal reflux disease treatment works below.

What is GERD?

GERD is gastroesophageal reflux disease and occurs when there is reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus that creates troublesome symptoms and/or complications. It may include erosion (visible injury to the mucosal lining) into the esophagus or not.

Common GERD Symptoms
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Heartburn and regurgitation are the most common
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Trouble swallowing, chest pain, coughing, wheezing, nausea, painful swallowing
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It may mimic angina with squeezing or burning chest pain
Types of GERD
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Erosive GERD with erosion of the esophageal mucosal lining
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Non-erosive GERD with no evidence of erosion

What tests does Index Health typically use to diagnose GERD?

We consider a variety of factors for the diagnosis, which may include:
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GERD is often diagnosed clinically, i.e based on symptoms
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For symptoms that have been unusual, severe or prolonged, an upper endoscopy (EGD) may be necessary to determine if any erosion is present

What is our approach to treating those diagnosed with GERD?

Our GERD treatment approach is entirely personalized to the individual. It may include:
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Gut Health: focus on improving dysbiosis of the microbiome, restoring impaired digestive functions, healing the intestinal lining/barrier, and treating any fungal/bacterial/parasitic infections
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Nutrition: Evaluate for food sensitivities or allergies and remove these through carefully planned elimination diets. Remove potential toxins and aggravators like spicy foods, caffeine, alcohol, or chocolate while the stomach heals. Add in healing foods that contain polyphenols to help improve the intestinal wall, and promote normal digestion
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Gut-Brain connection: we work to rebalance and improve one’s stress resilience utilizing individualized programs. Without this focus on stress, all of the above can be undone
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A focus on nutrition plus exercise can help to improve weight, which is also a direct contributor towards GERD symptoms

How long does it take to reduce and manage GERD symptoms? What are possible results?

Symptoms may improve quickly but often it takes 3-6 months to begin to see true healing. The longer the symptoms have been present, the longer it may take. We may, with time, be able to wean off antacid pharmaceuticals, however in some cases they are necessary chronically.

What happens if you don’t manage GERD properly?
Without addressing the underlying causes, symptoms may persist and progress. Erosion that occurs may cause permanent damage to the esophagus. It may progress to Barrett’s esophagitis, which predisposes to cancer (adenocarcinoma) of the esophagus.

Meet Lisa, who was put on Thyroid medication while pregnant. Lisa wanted to get off medication.

We addressed her inability to detox and began to fix abnormal bacterial growth in her microbiome (Klebsiella) while boosting the gut immune system (low sIgA).

"I have never had a doctor spend so much time preparing for our appointment by extensively analyzing all of my lab work from the past several years and putting together a comprehensive plan." - Lisa

0 Meds.
That Rebecca is still taking.
Lowered symptoms.

Your roadmap for healing.


Take symptom analysis.

Your score helps us determine the severity and frequency of your symptoms so that we can best match you to a plan and a practitioner.


Meet your care manager.

Your care manager will explain how the membership works, and what you can expect in terms of ongoing support, and proactive help.


Meet your medical team.

Your medical team is made up of a functional medicine & board-certified physician and a highly skilled nutritionist.


Get personalized testing.

We dedicate time to understand your genetics, history, lifestyle, & goals. This helps us choose which advanced tests you need.


Get a personalized plan.

You may already be eating healthy but still not seeing results. We help you figure out why and what is best for your body.


Ongoing support and tracking.

Your health plan will change as your body changes, and we provide continuous support as we work towards optimal health.

12 month membership.

Here’s what’s included in a year:

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5 clinician visits (60 min each)
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3 nutritionist visits
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Access to advanced lab testing
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100% personalized treatment plan
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Unlimited messaging
per month

Just $6 per day.
That’s a take-away coffee.

Try first 30 days for $129
Cancel anytime after the first 30 days.

Discover and treat the root cause of your health issues.

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Where is Index Health available?

At the current time, Index Health is only available through telemedicine in the state of Florida. All from the comfort of your home.

Stay tuned for updates on new availabilities across the USA and abroad. Follow us on social media for updates: @IndexHealthUSA

Can I use my HSA/FSA to pay for Index Health?

Yes. Index Health membership is considered a medically eligible expense therefore, it can be paid for via an HSA/FSA.

Does Index Health accept insurance, Medicare or Medicaid?

We can provide functional medicine help for patients eligible to receive Medicare/Medicaid benefits; however, the cost of patient treatment received from Index Health cannot be billed to Medicare/Medicaid by the member holding the insurance policy or us. In this case, we will require you to sign an ABN (Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage), which will waive your right to bill Medicare or Medicaid.

What's the cancellation policy?

You may cancel anytime after 30 days.
The initial setup fee of $129 for the first 30 days is non-refundable.

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