Is Acid Reflux Medication an Effective Reflux Treatment?

There are different medical treatments that acid reflux sufferers can try to help them prevent, overcome, and soothe their symptoms.  Some of these medicines may be prescribed by doctors, but many can be purchased over-the-counter (OTC) at your local pharmacy or drug store.  Although many acid reflux sufferers depend on these popular reflux treatments to [...]

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Acid Reflux Treatment

If you are suffering from acid reflux, GERD or heartburn most doctors will recommend some form of prescription medication to combat the symptoms you are experiencing. The problem with this approach is apart from being expensive, most medications prescribed for acid reflux, heartburn and GERD are not designed for long term use and tend to mask the problem rather than addressing it.

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Stop Acid Reflux Now shows you how to easily take control of your acid reflux, heartburn and GERD symptoms through the use of effective natural methods that avoid the need for expensive medications. Read how some really simple lifestyle changes can have a huge positive effect on your health, enhancing the quality of your life.

What is the Cause of Acid Reflux Symptoms?

Have you changed your diet and are now eating foods that lower your chances of experiencing acid reflux, but are finding little to no improvement in your acid reflux symptoms after you eat?  If so, the cause of acid reflux symptoms may not be the food you are eating; it could be your actual eating [...]

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What Can Stop the Chronic Acid Reflux Cough?

Chronic or semi permanent cough is a symptom of acid reflux, and is commonly experienced by many suffers.   However, many people don’t realize that a chronic cough can be caused by or exacerbated by acid reflux, leading a an acid reflux cough. 
How does acid reflux result in coughing?  When acid flows back up the esophagus, [...]

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Is There a Treatment for Reflux That Will Cure Acid Reflux?

There are many factors that can cause Acid reflux/GERD symptoms. However, the triggers are not always the same for everyone who suffers from acid reflux or GERD. That being the case, by knowing the many causes and which of these causes affect you, you can then determine which treatment method – whether medical or natural [...]

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Which Reflux Treatment Works Best as an Acid Reflux Cure?

Acid Reflux Cures: The most recommended courses of action to treat and prevent acid reflux/GERD symptoms are through non-medical reflux treatments such as adopting lifestyle changes.
Lifestyle Changes include:
- Stopping smoking
- Avoiding alcohol and other foods that trigger acid reflux (refer to the trigger foods list)
- Improve eating habits:
*Eat frequent small meals instead of fewer large [...]

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How Effective is Fundoplication as an Acid Reflux Treatment?

Nissen fundoplication, commonly known as fundoplication surgery, has been the standard GERD, hiatal hernia and acid reflux treatment for over 50 years.
The purpose of fundoplication surgery is to prevent and reduce the occurrence of acid reflux by tightening the LES.
What is Fundoplication? Fundoplication refers to folding or wrapping, which is exactly what the surgery involves. [...]

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Are Acid Reflux GERD or Heartburn Symptoms of Stress

Many medical studies have found that the more stress a person experiences, the more likely it is they will suffer from heartburn, the most common symptom of acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This has lead suffers to wonder if acid reflux is just one of the symptoms of stress or can actually be [...]

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - What are the causes of GERD?

Did you know that acid reflux and its many unpleasant symptoms tend to occur far more frequently in some people than others? Why would this be and what are the causes of GERD? Many doctors believe the answer is connected to family history.
It is estimated that almost 50% of acid reflux sufferers can trace the [...]

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How Effective is the Stretta Procedure as a Gastroesophageal Reflux Treatment?

The Stretta procedure is a non-surgical Gastroesophageal Reflux treatment. It was approved by the FDA in 2000, and since then has been successfully used to help many GERD sufferers find relief from their acid reflux/heartburn symptoms.
What is involved in the Stretta procedure? Stretta procedure is performed using an endoscope (a small flexible tube with a [...]

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How to Relieve a Painful Throat & Difficulty Swallowing Due to Acid Reflux

A sore throat and difficulty swallowing are two of the many uncomfortable symptoms of acid reflux.  An irritated throat occurs when digestive acids travel back up the esophagus, past the upper esophageal sphincter (UES), and into the larynx and throat. The acid causes the sensitive tissue at the back of the throat to become inflamed, [...]

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