Most everyone experiences occasional heartburn. It’s one of the most recognized symptoms of acid reflux. The chronic occurrence of acid reflux is referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD should be taken seriously. If you experience chronic acid reflux, see your doctor. Most doctors are likely to prescribe OTC heartburn medication for the relief […]
DGL improves LES tone and soothes the GI tract by coating and protecting against acid irritation like heartburn allowing irritated or damaged tissue to heal. Also, scientific studies have found DGL to be more effective in treating chronic acid reflux than commonly used antacids.
Electronic cigarettes are popular yet the medical industry is just beginning to learn about the side effects of their use.1 From a cursory review of e-cigarette forums and social media platforms, a potential association between vaping and heartburn is found.2 With e-cigarette users voicing concern about a connection between vaping and heartburn (a symptom of […]
Coffig is a delicious coffee alternative that provides your coffee experience without harmful caffeine side effects. Is Coffig the right coffee replacement for you?
Do you ever have heartburn at night when trying to sleep? Elevation therapy (sleeping on an incline) through the use of a wedge pillow, under-mattress wedge, or adjustable bed can prevent heartburn at night. Let’s look at why acid reflux is worse at night and the different sleep solutions used for naturally eliminating acid reflux […]
Candida is a yeast (a type of fungus) that is commonly found in the digestive system, vagina, and on skin. When Candida is at a proper level it aids digestion and nutrient absorption but many adverse side effects like acid reflux and heartburn can occur with Candida overgrowth (candidiasis). Candida symptoms are rarely life-threatening though […]
CHOCOLATE!!! Do I have your attention? If you’re anything like me, I do. I love chocolate! Luckily over the years, I’ve gravitated to eating dark chocolate and cacao, varieties considered to be superfoods. They’re full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Eaten in moderation dark chocolate and cacao are considered healthy… if you pick the right […]
GERD and fibromyalgia are bidirectionally related with fibromyalgia patients at slightly greater risk of developing GERD than GERD patients developing fibromyalgia.