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Dick Smothers: Acid Reflux and Barrett’s Esophagus

Dick Smothers, of the trademark Smothers Brothers duo, became famous entertaining people with clever songs intermingled with wry humor. So when he started dealing with acid reflux after he retired, he was worried. After decades of  in the fast-paced entertainment industry, he admitted that it may have taken a toll on his body.

“You finish at 1 or 2 a.m., you’re drinking and eating rich foods and then you go to bed and lie down,” said Smothers.

He went to Dr. Scott Corbett, an expert on esophageal disorders, and learned that he had Barrett’s Esophagus. Watch his full story and journey to recovery below.