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If you have chest pain, problems with swallowing, coughing and react after eating a meal with high fat, you may have acid reflux or heatburn problems.

Acid reflux disease is primarily caused by the malfunction of the esophageal sphincter. If there is insufficient supply of the stomach acid, the valve in the stomach responsible for churning up foods to the intestine does not open up.

Smoking can irritate this problem but recent studies are now showing that coffee, alcohol and tea don’t cause the disease. Nonetheles, they can still make things worse, especially alcohol.

If you smoke for over 20 years, there is a 70 percent chance to develop this more than non-smokers. This is an important motivator to quit smoking.

A new study shows that high amounts of salt can have a similar response for the body to develop gerd as smoking. At NYU Medical center, they saw a high correlation of how extra salt can create a risk for gastro esophageal reflux disease.

To treat this kind of disorder, there are varieties of ways possible. It can be cured by prescribed drugs such as antacids, by natural way such as change of diet system, elevation of the head when lying down, or to the utmost is surgery. And of course, it will be best to stop or avoid smoking and drinking alcohol especially to people who are vulnerable to acid reflux disease.

Gastro esophageal reflux disease causes a lot of discomfort that it can ruin even your lifestyle. To avoid its bad effects, precautionary measures should be considered. You can read more here about a natural cure at Heart Burn Cure

My friend mentioned that this approach stopped her problem and she no longer has to deal with the constant waking up and burning she’d have. She had in past tried various tips here and there and had no consistent results due to not using a proven system and skipping around:

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