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Top 3 bed wedge and pillow for acid reflux

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Acid reflux refers to the burning feeling in your chest area or a regurgitation of undigested food in your mouth. This can also be known as a heartburn. A condition common with most people, heartburns happens when stomach acid creeps up through the esophagus (“food pipe”) and into the chest.

By default, a muscle ring known as the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is supposed to close up the moment food reaches the stomach. This is to prevent acidic stomach fluids from reverting back during digestion. However, when this muscle ring fails to close up, a reflux or heartburn occurs.

It is common for people to experience a heartburn once in awhile. However, if you experience it at least 2 times every week, then you might have to check up for Continue reading “Top 3 bed wedge and pillow for acid reflux”