Do you get a burning sensation and pain dead centre in your stomach area and it seems to radiate into your mid-back? Keeled over in a ball holding your stomach isn’t how you want to spend your day. Taking antacids for it doesn’t seem to help either. Could getting chiropractic care help you get heartburn relief? The studies done on chiropractic care and heartburn are weak. There is not enough evidence to draw solid conclusions on how effective chiropractic care is for treating heartburn or … [Read more...]
Heartburn / GERD
Are you tired of that burning pain in your stomach, chest, or throat? Do you have to sleep on an incline just to avoid the pain? You have a chronic cough that just won’t go away and you have persistent nausea after eating. You're worried because your symptoms keep getting worse despite all of your efforts to treat it. Or perhaps you're developing other health issues that may be associated with your heartburn and GERD.
Ignoring your heartburn and GERD for long periods of time can lead to other health problems like persistent joint and muscle pain, irritable bowel syndrome, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, stomach cancer, and depression and anxiety disorders to name a few.
When you understand the underlying cause(s) of your heartburn and GERD you can treat it more effectively and get rid of it forever. The truth is heartburn and GERD are due to low stomach acid and not too much stomach acid. In saying that, there are deeper underlying causes of why your body isn’t producing enough stomach acid. The causes can range from things like gut infections, poor diet, and prolonged mental stress. When you dig deep and find the cause, there are many natural ways to treat your heartburn and GERD that are safe and effective. Treating the underlying cause of your heartburn and GERD naturally will help get you well and keep you well.
In this final article, I’m going to discuss how to get rid of heartburn and GERD naturally. The three steps I will discuss to do this will also help prevent heartburn and GERD from coming back. Keep in mind, successful treatment involves treating the individual, by getting a thorough history and thorough lab testing. This article outlines what has to be done in general. Please consult a functional medical or nutritional practitioner who has knowledge in this subject matter and can guide you … [Read more...]
The risk of not treating the underlying causes of heartburn and GERD are serious. You are putting yourself at risk for infection, nutrient deficiency, cancer, and other diseases. This is the fifth article in a series about the heartburn and GERD. This is the fifth article in a series about heartburn and GERD. If you haven’t read the first, second, third, and fourth (part A) article, I would suggest doing that first. In the last article, I discussed the first two consequences of low stomach … [Read more...]