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Acid Reflux and Back Pain: Are They Related?

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Acid reflux and back pain isn’t common, but it can certainly be the case for some patients. To understand how this seemingly unusual occurrence can take place, lets first briefly understand acid reflux.

Also known as a heartburn, reflux happens when stomach acid escapes and creeps up the esophagus. Separating the esophagus and stomach is a ring muscle known as the lower esophageal sphincter, or LES. Continue reading “Acid Reflux and Back Pain: Are They Related?”

5 Effective Medications for Acid Reflux

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There are 5 common medication for acid reflux, as prescribed by doctors:

Acid reflux is when some of the acid content of the stomach flows up the into the esophagus – into the gullet, which moves food down from the mouth. Acid reflux is what we generally refer to as heartburn, though it has no relation to the heart. Continue reading “5 Effective Medications for Acid Reflux”