Acid Reflux

  1. Acidity Awareness

    Acidity Awareness

    Acid is vital to the normal functioning of our digestive system, yet it is a cause for pain and discomfort for millions each year. In every person acid lives happily...
  2. How Acid Reflux Affects The Tongue

    How Acid Reflux Affects The Tongue

    Acid reflux is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) it is an unpleasant condition that affects the digestive tract.  The main cause of GORD is a weak sphincter muscle...
  3. Will Acid Reflux Go Away Naturally?

    Will Acid Reflux Go Away Naturally?

    Acid reflux is uncomfortable, causes heartburn and nausea and takes the joy out of eating a slap up meal.  Most people experience acid reflux at some stage in their lives...
  4. Acid Reflux, Can't Sleep

    Acid Reflux, Can't Sleep

    Acid reflux manifests itself as indigestion or heartburn and is a common symptom of GORD.  Sufferers encounter an unpleasant burning sensation in their chest, a bitter taste in their mouths...
  5. Why Do Proton Pump Inhibitors Cause Joint Pain?

    Why Do Proton Pump Inhibitors Cause Joint Pain?

    Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) treat acid reflux by reducing acid production in the stomach. There are lots of concerns relating to the long-term effects of taking such medication.  Recent reports...
  6. Can Acid Reflux Cause Headaches And Dizziness?

    Can Acid Reflux Cause Headaches And Dizziness?

    Acid reflux is a symptom of GERD which is a digestive disorder.  The most common symptoms are heartburn and indigestion but it also causes nausea, headaches and vomiting.   Most people...
  7. Is Acid Reflux A Symptom Of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

    Is Acid Reflux A Symptom Of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

    Acid reflux is a condition of the digestive system also known as indigestion and heartburn.  Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is where a person suffers vomiting and nausea periodically.  The cause...
  8. Acid Reflux Questions And Answers

    Acid Reflux Questions And Answers

    Acid reflux (AR) is a symptom of GORD gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Stomach acid travels back to the throat because the band of muscle separating the stomach from the oesophagus is...
  9. Is Acid Reflux Worse At Christmas?

    Is Acid Reflux Worse At Christmas?

    We eat and drink far too much at Christmas which can result in acid reflux.  Most people will suffer from indigestion at some point during the feasting season.  The combination...
  10. Are Acid Reflux And Haemorrhoids Related?

    Are Acid Reflux And Haemorrhoids Related?

    Acid reflux and haemorrhoids are conditions that occur in the digestive system. Acid reflux is caused by Stomach acid escaping from the stomach to the throat. Haemorrhoids are caused by...
  11. When Acid Reflux Meds Don't Work

    When Acid Reflux Meds Don't Work

    Acid reflux is a common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or GORD).  It is when the contents of your stomach and acid are regurgitated into your throat.  Heartburn is...
  12. Are GERD Symptoms Worse In The Morning?

    Are GERD Symptoms Worse In The Morning?

    GERD is short for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. GERD affects digestion and occurs due to a weakness in the lower esophageal sphincter.  The ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach...

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