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The Best Wedge Pillow – Are You Inclined To Prop Yourself Up At Night?

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The Best Wedge Pillow For Sleeping and Reading

Sometimes a soft and luxurious, down filled,  pillow will just not do for bedtime. Perhaps you need some back support whilst you finish that best seller novel, or you suffer from night time heartburn and need some relief from acid reflux. You need the best wedge pillow.

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Candida and Acid Reflux : Is It Caused by This Bug? {US}

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Candida and Acid Reflux

Candida and acid reflux are connected : I’ve seen many references to yeast overgrowth, or candidiasis, or Thrush,  in the intestine being a cause of acid reflux. Candida is the term for a group of organisms including moulds and fungi which live all around us. One family, Candida Albicans, lives in all mucus membranes, i.e. intestines, eyes, ears, bladder, stomach, lungs, vagina, etc. It is one of the billions of friendly organisms that serve a useful purpose in the body.

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Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science?

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Alkaline water systems are fashionable – along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages?

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Do Fizzy Drinks Cause Heartburn?

Google which foods to avoid and carbonated drinks always come near the top. The conventional explanation includes a number of problems. So do fizzy drinks cause heartburn?

Perhaps the most important is that the LES relaxes, and its pressure reduces, as a result of drinking carbonated drinks; this in turn, could lead to acid refluxing into the esophagus.

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Quench The Fire Of Heartburn Using This Hot Ingredient

Peppers are more often on the list of foods to avoid, so it may be surprising to learn that they may quench the fire of heartburn. The scientific basis of this lies in the capsaicin (the hot stuff in jalapeno peppers) which may protect the stomach lining (Journal of Physiology, Paris, Jan-Dec, 2001). Regular use appears to decrease reflux symptoms (Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, April, 2010). This may be because regular use of capsaicin cream on the skin can reduce pain. This is by depleting the chemical that transmits pain.

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Acid Reflux News Roundup: Night Time Heartburn – Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Lawsuit – New Cause of GERD

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Night Time Heartburn

There a number of advantages in sleeping on your left side, one of which is reducing the likelihood of night time heartburn. This is due to the way the stomach is positioned in relation to the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), which controls food passing from the esophagus into the stomach. When working properly, the LES keeps the contents of the stomach, including acidic digestive juices, from back-flowing into the sensitive esophagus. This causes the burn of heartburn.

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Melatonin – An Aid to Acid Reflux as Well as Jetlag

You know how it is – you’ve just flown in after a 12 hour flight and your bodyclock is still programmed to the timezone you left 12 hours ago. It seems that a lot of people now reach for a pill which helps to re-balance your normal rhythms – Melatonin. However, it is now also a useful weapon in the fight against acid reflux.

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Book Review: “Heartburn No More” by Jeff Martin

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Book review: “Heartburn No More” by Jeff Martin

Why is “Heartburn No More” the best selling acid reflux book with thousands of users In 121 countries worldwide? 

I’ve seen this book, “Heartburn No More”, advertised widely on the internet and, frankly, I’ve tended to ignore it, thinking it was a “get well quick” scheme which simply pushed out the same old stuff about how to deal with the symptoms of acid reflux, rather than the root cause.

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