Category Archives: Acid Reflux

Causes of Acid Reflux

Causes of Acid Reflux Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs due to the coexistence of several medical and lifestyle conditions. Physiological factors that trigger GERD include lower esophageal sphincter (LES) hypotonia (the gradual weakening of the LES), along with with the retrograde flow of stomach contents into the esophagus, and…

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Heartburn-the principal sign of acid reflux disease, causes and cares

The heartburn-the principal sign of acid reflux disease causes and cares Acid reflux disease is a product of the failure of the esophageal sphincter to function properly. Because of abnormal acid production, digestive processes are affected and cause burning sensations in the stomach, chest and even up to the esophagus. Too low acid production causes…

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