Antacids may be hurting you more than you think.
Heartburn, Reflux, GERD, dyspepsia. It’s a common symptom but a poorly understood process. With products like Tums at our disposal (which work by masking what is really happening) it is no wonder this simple information isn’t more widespread.
When most people think reflux the first thing that comes to mind is acid. Stomach acid, or HCl (hydrochloric acid) is truly caustic stuff with a pH of around 2. Most peoples’ solution to... by Dr. Nishant Rao on August 31st, 2009 at 08:08 pm
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