Is Acid Reflux The Same As Indigestion?
Acid reflux and indigestion or not necessarily the same thing, and in fact acid reflux causes indigestion.
Most doctors will tell you that acid reflux is a more chronic problem while indigestion is something that can easily be avoided by changing the diet or changing particular eating habits.
Anyone who is a sufferer of acid reflux or is concerned about acid reflux should consider getting the book, Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure by Dr. Jamie Kaufman. Not only does she explain how to diagnose acid reflux without going through extensive testing by doctors, she also tells how to deal with it. Continue reading
It sounds like some horrible disease from ancient times, but it is actually more common than you would think. The result of a weakened muscle in the lower esophagus, Gerd occurs more frequently at night. This is due to the heavier meals we eat in the evening and going to bed on a full stomach. GERD diets are a necessity. Continue reading