Doctor to discuss heartburn

CERRITOS - When should senior citizens worry about heartburn? Dr. Angelyn Moultrie, a physician at Pioneer Medical Group, will lead a seminar July 27 at the Cerritos Senior Center to discuss details.Heartburn is common, and an occasional episode is generally nothing to worry about, Moultrie said. However, many people battle heartburn regularly, even daily. Frequent heartburn can be a serious problem and deserves medical attention, Moultrie said. Frequent or constant heartburn is the most common symptom of gastoesphageal reflux disease. Moultrie's lecture begins at 1 p.m. and is free for seniors ages 50 and older. The Cerritos Senior Center is at 12340 South St.

********** Published: July 21, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 14