Friday, July 31, 2015

Is It Heartburn or Indigestion?

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Almost every adult will experience some acid reflux at some point in their life.  Occasional heartburn is mostly an annoyance for people and is generally not a problem.  People with persistent acid reflux symptoms should be tested for acid reflux disease, which is the malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter muscles.  This condition requires medical intervention and a specialized diet.

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Stephanie, Health Guide, posted Eosinophilic Esophagitis - similar…   When looking into reflux symptoms one of the relatively new things for…

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Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide, posted Looks like GERD: Eosinophilic… There are several illnesses that look like GERD but are actually separate…

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