Digestive Conditions

Effective Remedies for Acid Reflux, Heartburn

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux or heartburn. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compounds: acid, bile, and pepsin. Stomach acid is […]

Digestive Conditions

Effective Remedies for Acid Reflux, Heartburn

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux or heartburn. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compounds: acid, bile, and pepsin. Stomach acid is […]

Digestive Conditions

Alternative Answers for Heartburn Relief

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Heartburn occurs when a muscular valve, called the lower espophageal sphincter functions improperly, which allows stomach acid to back up into the esophagus. This tube, which leads from the stomach to the throat can be greatly effected by stomach acid, causing a burning, painful sensation in this area. Lack of proper enzymes are also a […]

Digestive Conditions

5 Steps to Better Gut Health

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What Is a Healthy Gut and Why Does It Matter? More and more attention is being paid to the digestive system. We know that we feel better when our stomachs are happy. Issues like gas, bloating, constipation and diarrhea are not fun to deal with. In fact, they have a significant effect on mood and mindset. […]