Category Archives: Too Little Acid

Heartburn & Gerd / Gord News Roundup – Causes of Acid Reflux, Salt & Heartburn, New Surgical Technique

A New Explanation for GERD / GORD

There has been a sixfold increase in gastroesophageal reflux — also called GERD, GORD or acid reflux disease, since the 1970s. Possible causes of acid reflux include the dramatic increase in consumption of carbonated drinks and the widespread use of anti-inflammatory and acid-lowering medications. read more

Causes of Acid Reflux – Low Stomach Acid

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Causes of Acid Reflux – Low Stomach Acid

This may sound completely counter intuitive, but there is a significant body of opinion, and a smaller body of hard research, which maintains that one of the causes of acid reflux is too little stomach acid, not too much. I’ll give a brief explanation of this here. read more