What Is Candida Overgrowth? Candida is a yeast (a type of fungus) that is commonly found in the digestive system, vagina, and on the 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 […]
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), also known as silent reflux, is the reflux of stomach contents into the larynx (voice box) and pharynx (throat). Stomach acid can not only reflux beyond the esophagus into the throat and voice box but also into the lungs, mouth, sinuses, ears and nose.
What is GERD? GERD is chronic acid reflux. The most common symptom of GERD is the pain of heartburn caused by refluxed acid irritating the esophagus.
Acid reflux symptoms should not be ignored. Chronic acid reflux can lead to further health complications GERD, Barrett’s esophagus, and esophageal cancer.
Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus, the tube running from the mouth to the stomach.
What is heartburn? Heartburn is a burning pain behind the breastbone. It is caused when stomach acid refluxes through the LES and irritates the esophagus.
Low stomach acid can cause acid reflux, unhealthy bacterial buildup, and many more digestive disorders… Here are 10 reasons for low stomach acid and how to increase stomach acid.
Maintaining a proper pH balance can make a huge difference in your overall health including the elimination of heartburn and acid reflux.