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 fourth article in a series about the heartburn and GERD. If you haven’t read the first, second, and third article I would suggest doing that first. Most people don’t understand the importance of stomach acid in keeping you healthy. Ignoring the underlying causes of your symptoms for a long period of … [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.
This is the third article in a series about the Heartburn and GERD. If you haven’t read the first and second article I would suggest doing that first. Is heartburn frustrating you? Do you find it frustrating to avoid the foods you love? Is your heartburn keeping you up at night? Are tired of taking antacids or drugs to mask your heartburn versus finding the underlying cause of it? Have you been tested thoroughly for H. Pylori infection as the cause of your heartburn? If you feel you … [Read more...]
This is the second article in a series of articles about the Heartburn and GERD. If you haven’t read the first article I would suggest doing that first. We have already discussed that heartburn and GERD is not caused by too much stomach acid. We also know from the first article of this series that low stomach acid is involved with heartburn and GERD. If that’s the case, how does low stomach acid cause heartburn and GERD? Let’s find out. Extra gas and pressure in the gut cause GERD It is … [Read more...]