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Acid Reflux Basics

Acid reflux is a condition characterized by heartburn and other uncomfortable symptoms. Although the exact cause of acid reflux is not known, there seems to be a link between its symptoms and a person’s diet. Acid reflux happens during the digestive process. There is a valve between the esophagus and stomach called the lower esophageal sphincter. This valve opens when food is swallowed to allow it to enter the stomach. In optimal conditions, it also keeps stomach […]

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