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Acid reflux - Three classic home remedies

9/25/2014 - Acid reflux is a common medical condition in which digestive acids rise from the stomach into the esophagus. This causes the esophagus (the passage between the pharynx and the stomach) to become irritated, resulting in a burning sensation which, in the most acute cases, can last for up to 48 hours. While...

5 Home remedies for acid reflux, that work

9/3/2014 - Acid reflux can go from mild to chronic in a very short period of time. There are medications than can help manage the symptoms of acid reflux, such as antacids. However, they aren't necessary, because there are many natural remedies that are simple and easy to use. The following remedies can be used...

Top ways to get rid of acid reflux and heartburn

7/8/2014 - There are a number of different foods that can contribute to heartburn and acid reflux. While they are both uncomfortable conditions, there are also medical reasons for reducing their incidences. For example, repeated episodes of acid reflux can lead to irritation of the esophagus and, eventually, make...

Woman loses 80 pounds, no longer suffers from acid reflux and other conditions

3/8/2014 - Allyson Grabish-Paniccia is a proud woman, and for good reason. She once tipped the scales at 240 pounds, but in just one short year, she dropped 80 of them. In that same time frame, she lost 100 inches, 12 sizes, 34 percent body fat and her problems with acid reflux. Even her migraines and arthritis...

Avoid these six foods that could trigger acid reflux and IBS symptoms

11/22/2012 - Acid reflux or heartburn is a fairly common digestive problems that is annoying and uncomfortable, but not serious unless it becomes chronic. Then it's called GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease), which gets to the point of seriously irritating the esophagus. Symptoms include chest pains, upper...

Alkaline water may reduce acid reflux activation

10/24/2012 - According to researchers at the Voice Institute of New York, alkaline water may just be a heartburn sufferer's new best friend. Apparently, the alkalinity in artesian well water with natural bicarbonate (pH 8.8) can permanently inactivate pepsin in vitro. Pepsin is activated by contact with acid and...

Pineapples aren't just for Pina Coladas! Reap the health benefits and relieve gout, arthritis, osteoporosis, acid reflux, and much more

9/1/2012 - There's almost nothing better than the mouth-watering taste of a luscious Pina Colada made with fresh, organic coconut cream, a splash of island rum, and a draught of ripe, tangy pineapple juice -- almost nothing -- except for the numerous health benefits derived from pineapples (and the coconut milk...

Avoid the dangers of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and treat your acid reflux naturally

6/29/2012 - Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux or "heartburn," is a digestive disorder that affects millions of Americans, many of whom have been hoodwinked into taking dangerous proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and other gastric acid inhibiting drugs that only make the problem worse,...

Alkaline-forming foods prevent acid reflux, heartburn, GERD and Barrett's Esophagus

2/13/2012 - Acid reflux is the condition where food and stomach acids regurgitate back into the esophagus, causing burning pain in the lower chest accompanied by a host of other symptoms such as bloating, belching, sore throats, snoring, difficulty breathing and ulcers. The early stages of digestion occur with...

Ten tips to cure acid reflux naturally

12/21/2011 11:31:09 AM - Sharing a big meal is a time-honored tradition for most holiday celebrations, and over-indulging is often accompanied by food coma and acid indigestion. Swallowing gallons of antacids or sucking on chalky lozenges won't stop the pain for long, or keep it from returning. However, a few simple lifestyle...

Beat acid reflux naturally

7/25/2011 - Acid reflux or gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common conditions affecting Americans today. This condition is characterized by a burning sensation in the chest that has coined the term "heartburn." An anti-inflammatory lifestyle has been shown to beat acid reflux naturally. Upon...

Soothe and prevent acid reflux naturally

3/24/2011 - Acid Reflux, or GERD as it is commonly referred to, affects a great deal of the population. Poor diet and stress are the most common contributors to this uncomfortable condition. It occurs when food is not properly broken down and digested by the stomach acids and enzymes. If left untreated, it can...

Acid reflux medications can cause severe deficiency in critical nutrients

3/11/2011 - Acid reflux, and the heartburn that results, occurs when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus. About one-third of Americans experience heartburn on a regular basis. Treatment with both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications might temporarily stop the burning, but the relief...

Address acid reflux to prevent Barrett's esophagus

2/18/2011 - For some reason many people accept acid reflux as a part of daily life. Few stop to consider just why they are getting the heart burn in the first place. By doing this, they are ignoring the body's innate healing ability. The body tells you that something is wrong by producing symptoms, and simply turning...

Three Homeopathic Treatments Help Acid Reflux Symptoms and GERD

6/4/2010 - Acid reflux is characterized by pain and burning in the esophagus as a result of food and stomach acids backing up in to the esophagus damaging its lining. Homeopathic medicines work to relieve gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD symptoms by initiating the body's innate response to a stimulus or...

Beware of side effects of PPI drugs in acid reflux (GERD) patients, warn doctors

12/7/2009 - A new commentary published in the November, 2009 issue of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Survery warns doctors to be cautious when prescribing proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), drugs commonly recommended for reflux diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Research...

Natural remedies for acid reflux disease (GERD)

10/19/2009 - What exactly is "acid reflux disease?" Health consumers are quite familiar with the term (and the symptoms, in many cases), but few have a solid grasp of its underlying causes. For one thing, the term "disease" doesn't really apply to this condition. Acid reflux isn't something you "catch" (like...

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