Cure Acid Reflux and GERD – This Natural Acid Reflux Treatment Beats Drugs
There are some medications for acid reflux. They do, however, come with rows of dangerous side effects and are ineffective for many people.
Natural methods often require major diet changes, along with other unpleasant and inconvenient changes.
And this brings us to a recent study, which proves that a simple natural treatment is more effective than drugs.
Even better, it requires no diet change, no drugs, no supplements, and no lifestyle changes.
Acupuncture treatment may not sound fun, but it is becoming increasingly common in Western countries. Now, a new study in the Journal Zhen ci yan jiu = Acupuncture research backs it as the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
They recruited 60 subjects suffering from this form of acid reflux and divided them into two groups of 30 volunteers each.
The treatment group underwent an acupuncture session every other day for eight weeks. The medication group took two 20 mg omeprazole capsules per day for the same period.
The subjects were also given questionnaires to assess them on a variety of symptoms including heartburn, pain, acid regurgitation, food regurgitation, cough, and physiological, psychological and social functioning before and after the intervention.
The symptoms of people in both groups improved from the beginning to the end of the study, but the acupuncture group was found to have improved a lot more.
Compared with the medication group, they improved every aspect studied, from pain to regurgitation, to cough, to physical, psychological, and social functioning. And all without any risk of medicinal side effects.
The researchers further suggested that the acupuncture would not have to continue at the frequency of three treatments per week once the condition has been brought under control. After all, few people would consider that to be a tolerable commitment of time and effort.
Now if you don’t feel like visiting the acupuncturist every other day, then here is an easy formula that works better for acid reflux. Best of all, you can cure acid reflux and GERD in 5 minutes and you already have all the ingredients you need right in your kitchen…
Cure Acid Reflux and GERD – Acid Reflux Causes 6 Lethal Cancers
Most often we think of Acid Reflux or heartburn as mere inconvenience. It may keep you up at night and prevent you from enjoying a good meal but it’s not dangerous.
Okay, it’s been linked to ulcer but we’re talking about something much more serious.
The Louisiana researchers used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Medicare database to identify 13,805 people with upper airway and upper digestive tract cancers who were added to the database between 2003 and 2011.
They were all 66 years and older.
They found that elderly people with GERD were, compared to those without GERD:
– 2.86 times more likely to have cancer of the larynx
– 2.54 times more likely to have cancer of the hypopharynx
– 2.47 times more likely to have cancer of the oropharynx
– 2.14 times more likely to have cancer of the tonsils
– 2.04 times more likely to have cancer of the nasopharynx, and
– 1.40 times more likely to have cancer of the sinuses.
All these structures are in the back of your throat or at the top of your esophagus.
The reason acid reflux can almost triple your risk of these cancers is that it lets strong stomach acid run up to your throat, damaging the cells in that area. It’s in essence the same as exposing your cells to strong chemicals.
This shows that acid reflux (GERD) should not be treated lightly. If you have frequent heartburn, you should take immediate action to cure your condition.
Cure Acid Reflux and GERD – Innocent Heartburn Drugs Found Deadly (new study)
Most people experience a little heartburn (acid reflux) once in a while. Nothing serious, right?
And why not grab a couple of common heartburn pills. Can’t do any harm, right?
Because the journal BMJ Open recently published a study by researchers from the Saint Louis Health Care System, Washington University School of Medicine at Saint Louis, and Saint Louis University that suggests that taking one popular kind of acid reflux drug will increase your risk of dying soon by 25%.
Researchers used data collected by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs to identify people who had been prescribed a proton pump inhibitor (or PPI) and people who had been prescribed an H2 blocker.
Like PPI, H2 blockers also prevent the cells of your stomach from producing acid, but they are considered to be weaker and safer than PPIs.
The 349,312 subjects were followed for five years.
Compared with those who took H2 blockers, those who took PPIs had a 25% greater chance of dying during that five-year period.
The risk of death was not associated with any specific cause of death. They were just more likely to die of any cause.
Approximately 8% of American adults take PPIs, often unnecessarily and under almost no medical supervision. So, a 25% or higher risk of death translates to thousands of deaths per year.
To get some ideas to cure acid reflux and GERD, watch this video – How To Stop Acid Reflux | How To Treat Acid Reflux
This post is from Scott Davis’ Acid Reflux Solution. This program helps you to cure your heartburn and acid reflux by using natural remedies to quickly heal your stomach without dangerous medicine or risky surgeries. It can also help you to remove some disorders of acid reflux such as constipation or IBS.
To find out more about the program, go to How to Cure Acid Reflux and GERD Symptoms
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