Did you know?
In a majority of cases, heartburn symptoms come along with decreased levels of stomach acid.
Low levels of stomach acid can lead to bacterial overgrowth in the gut, resulting in various diseases such as GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).
Naturally balancing your gut flora by eating fermented foods high in probiotics like kefir, helps eliminate H. pylori bacteria (which can cause gastrointestinal infections) hereby directly alleviating heartburn amongst other benefits.
Even though these natural ways are excellent first steps to take to ease heartburn, in more serious cases having the adequate tests done is absolutely vital (e.g. esophageal PH monitoring; endoscopy; lactulose absorption breath test; stool sample).
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