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 on August 31st, 2009 at 08:08 pm

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  • Reflux 101
    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...
    by at August 31st, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Eating 101
    The following six simple rules apply to heart burn and can help with other digestive complaints too: Rule #1:  Don’t rush your meals! Take the time to prepare your food and don’t eat while driving or walking....
    by at August 31st, 2009 at 07:08 pm