GERD (you may know it as heartburn) occurs when strong stomach acid
leaks back up into the esophagus.
Not only can cigarette smoke irritate your throat, it also relaxes the oesophageal muscles that keep stomach acid
where it belongs," says Boardman.
Suppressing stomach acid
is preferable to neutralising it as the effect lasts much longer.
The backwash of stomach acid
irritates the lining of the lower esophagus and causes the symptom of heartburn.
Barrett's is caused by stomach acid
damaging the lining of the oesophagus.
If this muscle doesn't work properly, stomach acid
can splash up the gullet - causing a burning pain.
s Upset Stomach Relief contains calcium carbonate, a proven antacid that works to directly neutralize stomach acid
, thereby relieving heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion and upset stomach.
The Journal of the American Medical Association reports an association between the use of drugs that inhibit excess stomach acid
and deficient levels of vitamin B12.
Millions of Americans take drugs to reduce their stomach acid
, but that may increase their risk of a vitamin B-12 deficiency.
This reduces reflux, in which stomach acid
splashes up into the tender esophagus and causes heartburn.
Normally, stomach acid
does not move up into the esophagus.
The new AcidDefenz capsule technology incorporated in Fibrenza offers the stomach acid
protection provided by traditional enteric coatings, but does not contain harmful additives, solvents or synthetic chemicals.