This article is part 1 in a series of articles about Heartburn and GERD. Most people believe heartburn and GERD are due to too much stomach acid. So most people will take drugs to lower their stomach acid levels (antacids) to provide relief. For many people antacids do provide relief, but they do little to fix the REAL CAUSE of heartburn or GERD. The truth is, too little stomach acid (not too much) is the REAL CAUSE of heartburn and GERD. Heartburn and GERD has serious ‘side … [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.