Posts tagged: GERD

Various Treatments for GERD and Acid Reflux

GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease can come about when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) fails to shut properly and contents from the stomach reflux, or leak back, into the esophagus. The sphincter of the LES is made up of a ring of muscle tissues that separates the esophagus and the … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for GERD

GERD or Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease is a structural condition wherein the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the valve separating the esophagus and the abdomen, fails to fully shut enabling stomach acid and contents to flow back into the esophagus.

In a normal functioning LES, the food travels down into the … Continue reading

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