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Digestive Health – Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

16 Foods that May Help Fight Acid Reflux

Posted August 20, 2013

At the entrance to your stomach is a valve, a ring of muscle called the lower esophageal sphincter or LES. Normally, the LES closes as soon as food passes through, however, if it does not, digestive acids produced by the stomach can move back up – or reflux – back into the esophagus. This can lead to burning chest pain called heartburn. If these acid reflux symptoms happen more than twice a week, you have acid reflux disease, also known as GERD.

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Homeopathic Medicines for Indigestion, Gas, and Heartburn: Natural Remedies You Can Stomach

Posted March 29, 2013

It is sometimes difficult, literally and figuratively, to stomach the gas, heartburn, and indigestion pains. It hurts, it is discomforting, and it is upsetting that our body’s normally magnificent alchemical process of turning food into energy is having problems.

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The Benefits Of Probiotics For Patients With Stress-Associated Gastrointestinal Disorders

Posted March 18, 2013

For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it’s not all in their head. Researchers revealed that while stress does not cause IBS, it does alter brain-gut interactions and induces the intestinal inflammation that often leads to severe or chronic belly pain, loss of appetite and diarrhea.

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Magnetic Collar Slows GERD

Posted February 21, 2013

A string of magnetic beads placed around the esophageal sphincter helped most patients reduce acid reflux and cut back on medications for the condition, results of a small, uncontrolled trial indicated.

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Yoga for Digestion

Posted December 10, 2012

A number of digestive disorders affect the second and third chakras, or energy centers, in the body. These include constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, colitis and gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Digestive disorders are generally caused by poor dietary and lifestyle habits.

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Five best homeopathic remedies for the treatment of heartburn, GERD and acid reflux

Posted November 23, 2012

Homeopathy offers a selection of remedies for the treatment of heartburn and painful acid reflux symptoms. Homeopathy works by giving a tiny dose of a remedy whose characteristics are similar to those of the person who needs that remedy. The remedy stimulates the individual’s own vital force, or immune system, encouraging the body to heal itself.

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Eliminating Chronic Acid Reflux And Indigestion

Posted September 29, 2012

Do you think your problem is too much stomach acid? If you still think your problem is too much acid, keep this in mind. The older people get the more likely they are to use antacids. This is interesting as stomach acid production decreases dramatically as people get older!

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Homeopathic Medicines for Indigestion, Gas, and Heartburn: Natural Remedies You Can Stomach

Posted July 8, 2012

It is sometimes difficult, literally and figuratively, to stomach the gas, heartburn, and indigestion pains. It hurts, it is discomforting, and it is upsetting that our body’s normally magnificent alchemical process of turning food into energy is having problems.

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Improve your digestion naturally

Posted July 1, 2012

Digestive problems are a modern day epidemic in Westernized cultures. Major disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diarrhea and constipation are all too frequent. The modern day diet and lifestyle is loaded with toxins and deficient in high quality live foods full of enzymes and probiotics. Improve your digestive health naturally with an anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle.

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Black Pepper Compound Acts as a Fat Fighter

Posted May 4, 2012

Piperine – the pungent-tasting substance gives black pepper its characteristic taste and blocks the formation of new fat cells, reports study. Soo-Jong Um, Ji-Cheon Jeong and colleagues describe previous studies indicating that piperine reduces fat levels in the bloodstream and has other beneficial health effects. Black pepper and the black pepper plant, they note, have been used for centuries in traditional Eastern medicine to treat gastrointestinal distress, pain, inflammation and other disorders.

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