Acid Reflux Article

Natural Treatments and Remedies for Acid Reflux

Try my all-natural approach to treating acid reflux problems and chronic heartburn Acid-blocking drugs are widely promoted in magazine, radio, and television advertisements as the cure for heartburn and acid reflux. But these medications only provide short-term relief and ultimately lead to additional…

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What Causes Acid Reflux?

…afterward to keep the acids and digesting food from moving back up into the esophagus. Location of the esophageal sphincter muscle There are several things that can adversely affect the ability of the sphincter muscle to function properly and therefore allow stomach acid to reflux into the esophagus and…

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Acid Reflux Defined

acid that refluxes into the esophagus causes pain, inflammation, and damage. More Dr. Williams Advice on Acid Reflux * Acid reflux symptoms * What causes acid reflux? * Natural remedies for treating acid reflux and heartburn * The connection between drinking soda and acid reflux problems * Common acid

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Circadian Rhythms Affect Digestion, Heart, and Lungs

…occur when its energy level is at its lowest. Everyone knows that the stomach secretes digestive acids with every meal, but few realize that from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., it secretes two to three times more acid than at any other time. Why this occurs is still somewhat of a mystery. Some researchers think it…

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Ulcers: The Conventional Treatment of Choice

…people who have completely killed off H. pylori colonies subsequently develop gastroesophageal reflux. Research from McGill University indicates that H. pylori in the digestive tract helps protect against acid erosion of the esophagus and small intestine. When 87 patients with ulcers were given antibiotics…

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The Acid Reflux/Soda Connection

…. This increased distension can cause the reflux where the acid within the stomach is forced back into the esophagus. Second, carbonated sodas are acidic themselves. Studies have shown that consuming approximately one can of soda (350 ml) increases the acid level in the stomach for a period of 53.5 minutes…

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Acid Reflux Symptoms

Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of an acid reflux problem The most common symptom of acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is heartburn pain—a burning sensation often centered in the breastbone area that can travel upward through the chest and into the neck, throat, or face…

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VIDEO: How to Fix a Hiatal Hernia

…simple at-home exercise that can help stop acid reflux problems Acid reflux is sometimes caused by a hiatal hernia—a condition that occurs when a portion of the stomach slips vertically through the diaphragm. If a hiatal hernia is the cause of your acid reflux, this easy at-home exercise can help move…

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