Acid Reflux Health Topic
Learn More About Heartburn and Indigestion
The Effects of an Acidic Body on Digestion (pdf file)
Several pages of this document, especially starting at page 36, provide an extensive discussion of how an acidic body affects digestion.
Effective Acid Reflux Relief
Tips and suggestions for getting relief.
Herbal Therapy Works on Acid Reflux
By bolstering stomach acid production we can alleviate most heartburn and acid reflux without the use of drugs.
The Inside Story of Nexium
The heartburn drug Nexium, was the object of a half-billion-dollar marketing campaign to move people off the prescription medications predecessor, Prilosec. An inside look at the expanding pharmaceutical industry.
Heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER), and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a more serious form of gastroesophageal reflux (GER), which is common.
Infant Reflux Solutions for your Baby
Your complete resource for infant reflux information. Providing the information and support you need to manage your infant's reflux.
Pediatric / Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association
A non-profit organization that provides information and support to parents and children (infants to teens) dealing with Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER).
How to Stop Heartburn
Part of the problem with heartburn is that the foods are not being digested correctly. This can be due to an enzyme deficiency caused by an imbalance or dysfunction in the pancreas, adrenal glands or liver.
Sodium Bicarbonate is an Antacid
Sodium bicarbonate is an antacid that neutralizes stomach acid. It is used to relieve heartburn and indigestion. It is also used to make the blood and urine less acidic in certain conditions.
Herbal Heartburn Treatment with Artemesia Asiatica
Researchers from Korea say experiments with rats have shown wormwood, or artemesia asiatica, has antioxidant properties and successfully treats reflux oesophagitis.
Heartburn Drugs Linked to Hip Fractures in Women
The longer women take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), the greater their risk. Changing the acid environment in the stomach may reduce the absorption of calcium, which is needed for healthy bones.
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