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Acid Reflux symptoms are caused by a malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) muscle.  When working properly, the LES closes and opens the lower end of the esophagus allowing food to come into the stomach.  When the LES cannot close completely after food empties into the stomach, stomach acid comes up through the esophagus causing a painful burning sensation as well as damage to the esophagus.

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The question I get more than any other involves people wanting to know what might be triggering their acid reflux flare ups. There are several different ways in which acid reflux can be triggered. In this blog we will discuss both food and lifestyle issues that may contribute to the burn.   There is no set list of foods that cause reflux…

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