Yoga as a Means of Easing Heartburn or GERD

by Shannon Funk, RYT GERD, also known as acid reflux or acid indigestion, is a common condition where because of a valve malfunction stomach acid actually rises up into the esophagus and this results in a chronic burning sensation in the throat and chest area and can lead to a multitude of secondary conditions. GERD … Continued

Acid Reflux 101

Alpine Integrated Medicine   Nearly 15% of all adults use antacids regularly to combat acid reflux and indigestion. GERD, or acid reflux, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) (valve separating the esophagus and stomach) does not close properly, allowing acid to back up into the esophagus. The lining of the esophagus is not made … Continued