North College Hill's David Puckett knows what it's like to suffer from reflux disease. For five years he was on medicine to prevent mouthfuls of stomach juices from coming up and interfering with his daily life. He also had to watch what he ate and when he ate it.
Then David heard about a new device called LINX.
The titanium beads allow patients to swallow food but they tighten around the esophagus to prevent the acid from coming back up. Here's how the outpatient procedure works: