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 […]
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) can cause heartburn, acid reflux and GERD when the small intestine overgrows with unhealthy bacteria. Find out how to treat and prevent SIBO.
Helicobacter pylori is found in over 50% of the world’s population. How does it contribute to heartburn, how it can be prevented, and how is it treated?
Antibiotics cause heartburn acid reflux and worsen GERD by eradicating good gut bacteria and by directly irritating the esophagus. Rebuilding the good bacteria in your system after getting off antibiotics is essential to your digestive health.