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Acid reflux

What is Acid reflux

Acid reflux is an exceptionally basic condition that is portrayed by a copying torment as a rule searched the center of the lower chest territory. It's caused by corrosive getting away up into the throat from your stomach. Specialists would consider you to have indigestion in the event that you encounter side effects of acid reflux more than twice in seven days. Our scope of Acid Reflux medications offer compelling outcomes.

Causes

Acid reflux is when some of the acid content of the stomach flows up into the esophagus, into the gullet, which moves food down from the mouth. Despite the name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. The stomach contains hydrochloric acid, a strong acid that helps break down food and protect against pathogens such as bacteria. The lining of the stomach is specially adapted to protect it from the powerful acid, but the esophagus is not protected. A ring of muscle, the gastroesophageal sphincter, normally acts as a valve that lets food into the stomach but not back up into the esophagus. When this valve fails, and stomach contents are regurgitated into the esophagus, the symptoms of acid reflux are felt, such as heartburn.

Symptoms

Acid reflux usually produces heartburn, whether it is due to a single episode of overeating or persistent GERD. Heartburn is an uncomfortable burning sensation that occurs in the esophagus and is felt behind the breastbone area. It tends to get worse when lying down or bending over. It can last for several hours and often worsens after eating food. The pain of heartburn may move up toward the neck and throat. Stomach fluid can reach the back of the throat in some cases, producing a bitter or sour taste. If heartburn occurs two or more times a week, it is known as GERD for short. Other symptoms of GERD include:
dry, persistent cough
wheezing
asthma and recurrent pneumonia
nausea
vomiting
throat problems, such as soreness, hoarseness, or laryngitis (voice box inflammation)
difficulty or pain when swallowing
chest or upper abdominal pain
dental erosion
bad breath


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