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Inside Information To Help You With Acid Reflux


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Here is some acid reflux information that you should know about. If you have to deal with acid reflux or heartburn, now is the time to read this short article. It explains how your stomach works to create acid reflux and what you can do to prevent it from happening. And, if you do get acid reflux, there are some tips to help you reduce the distress. Don’t forget to checkout this site for some great information on acid reflux,

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Inside Information To Help You With Acid Reflux

  1. 1. Fastest and Easiest Cures For Acid RefluxMost people will get acid reflux a few times in their life, andespecially during outings or special occasions. Here is some information to go through these times easier. Created by Rudy S Silva, Natural Nutritionist SHARE THIS DOCMENT FREELY
  2. 2. Go to acid reflux remedies, , to get completeinformation on natural remedies for heartburn.Acid Reflux And Esophageal UlcerAcid reflux is often referred to as heartburn or GED. In acid reflux stomachcontents churned with stomach acid, HCL, moves but up into the bottom ofthe esophagus. Sometimes it comes back into the mouth and you get abad tasting substance. There is a valve or what is called a sphincter orLower esophagus sphincter, LES, between the end of your esophagus andthe beginning of your stomach.What The LES DoesThe LES opens only to let food into the stomach and then closes to preventfood from going back up into the esophagus. But when things go bad inthe stomach, the pressure from the stomach forces the LES to open andstomach content pushed into the esophagus and sometimes you get ataste of it.The Symptom Of Acid RefluxSince stomach content has reached the esophagus, you will experience aburning or hot sensation in your chest, right next to the heart area, causedby your stomach acid. The esophagus lining was not designed to withstandthe pH levels of the stomach acid. The result is that the esophagus liningis irritated and becomes inflamed. Now, normally if acid reflux occurs onlyonce in a while, there is no problem, and the inflamed esophagus liningrecovers and things are back to normal in the lining.However, when you experience acid reflux frequently, then this is notnormal and you need to take action to stop it from occurring. Constantoccurrence of acid reflux will result in an ulcer in the esophagus and thiscould turn into a more serious condition such as cancer.Drugstore RemediesThe actual cause of acid reflux is not the acid level in your stomach, yetthis is what all drugstore remedies target –the acid levels in your stomach.The reasoning behind drugstore products is if they can reduce the strengthof your stomach acid or block the secretions of HCl, Hydrochloric Acid,
  3. 3. from your stomach lining, then the acid strength is weaken. So, if your stomach acid is weaken, then when you have acid reflux, the esophagus lining will not burn, since the stomach acid weaker. These drugstore products have not stopped or cured your acid reflux, they merely have hidden the warning signal that acid reflux gives. If you continue to use these store products for acid reflux, you stand to create damage to your esophagus and nutritional deficiency in your body. Changing the pH levels of your stomach acid, like store products do, is a dangerous health practice. The pH in your stomach must be between 1 and 2.5 to dissolve protein and to prepare other food products, which later form certain vitamins and nutrients that your body needs. Drugstore products change the pH in your stomach to 3.0 or above and this not the pH range that your stomach was intended to function at. To cure acid reflux you need to follow certain a dietary plan for a while. You need to take certain supplements and nutrients that are designed to rebalance your stomach system and to repair any damage done to your esophageal lining. Here are some acid reflux remedies that you can use to help get past some pain and gas.1. After eating and you start to feel reflux pain don’t lay down but keep sitting up or standing to keep your acid mixed food from flowing into your esophagus. If you move around this will help get your food digested. Take walk if possible. But don’t do any strenuous exercises.2. Chew some gum for a while so that you can create saliva that goes into your stomach when you swallow. Saliva contains alkaline minerals that neutralize acid.3. If you have to bend to pick up something or do something, bend your knees to do it. Bending over at the waist will create acid reflux symptoms.4. If you are wearing tight clothes or a tight belt, loose it up. Try to keep you stomach area free of pressure.5. Try to relax when you have acid reflux, it will pass and you will begin to feel better. If you get stressed that you have acid reflux, you will create
  4. 4. more stomach acid and possibly more heartburn.6. If you frequently have acid reflux, order some mastic gum from the internet. This will help you when you have heartburn and will help to repair any tissue damage.7. Take some digestive enzymes if you start to feel like you’re getting acid reflux. In fact you should be taking these enzymes with each meal and this will help you digest your food better and will lessen the frequency of acid reflux.8. When you go to bed, raise the head of your bed with wood about 4 to 6 inches so that you do not continue to have acid flowing into your esophagus. You can also try using a big pillow. Here are some tips to avoid getting acid reflux.1. Don’t eat large meals. They are harder to digest and stay longer in your stomach. The produce more gas and acid and can result in acid reflux.2. Eat your last meal 2 to 3 hours before bedtime. If you have to eat something try drinking a juice like apple juice.3. Don’t mix a lot of foods at meal time. If you eat at a buffet, it may be hard not to mix a lot of food.4. Reduce the amount of caffeine or alcohol that you drink. And if you smoke, don’t smoke as much as close to meals.5. Now here is one of the big secrets to reduce acid reflux. Chew your food well. When you chew your food longer, it starts to breakdown so that mouth digestive enzymes can start digesting the carbohydrates. Small protein food particles are also a benefit for your stomach, since the acid can now digest protein faster and efficiently. Start do a few of these suggestions and your stomach will be a lot happier and so will you. Don’t forget to go to acid reflux remedies, , to get more complete information on natural remedies for heartburn.