acid reflux


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acid reflux

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acid reflux

n
(Medicine) the regurgitation of stomach acid into the oesophagus, causing heartburn
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I know my hyperacidity is more than an inconvenience, having been diagnosed with Barrett's Oesophagus -- that's when chronic acid reflux damages said food pipe, necessitating regular endoscopies (a treat!) to watch for cells turning cancerous.
But there are ways you can still reduce the effects of acid reflux or persistent heartburn without relying heavily on medications.A
Rebecca, 54, said: "About 20 years ago I developed acid reflux and I began to live on Gaviscon and other indigestion remedies.
Speak of acid reflux and the image of an overweight person with a distended belly, burping and belching after a heavy meal comes to mind.
If you suffer, the food, no matter how healthy, can't digest and ferments, creating gas, bloating and diarrhoea If you suffer from heartburn or keep losing your voice, or bloat and cramp within 30 minutes of eating you may have acid reflux or SIBO (visit mindbodygreen.com and search SIBO for more information).
Let me share with you some basic information about acid reflux researched in the Internet:
Once again, the focus is on the lower part of esophagus, which we don't want to be forcing to relax by sitting or standing with poor posture, as a result this will cause acid reflux.
Heartburn is a burning feeling in the chest caused by stomach acid travelling up towards the throat (acid reflux).
It's important to note that there can be long-term effects from chronic heartburn, acid reflux and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
They wanted to analyse inflammatory condition gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or acid reflux) and the development of cancer.
According to researchers, acid reflux, which causes heart burns, is linked to cancer of the throat, tonsils and upper digestive tracts in older adults.
There are a few golden rules to reduce acid reflux. Never eat late at night, opt for an early light dinner instead, like a soup.