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Could GERD and heartburn be caused by low stomach acid?

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mike_jan: This information points out the basic misconception is that high levels of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Most people are unaware that stomach acid tends to decline...

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mike_jan saved this page on 04/28/2010 09:25am

This information points out the basic misconception is that high levels of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Most people are unaware that stomach acid tends to decline with age. Low stomach acid may be the cause for heartburn according to Robban A Sica MD and Jonathan V Wright MD.

minsreon saved this page on 04/29/2010 03:50am

This article discusses the erroneous belief is that too much stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Many do not know that stomach acid tends to decline with age. Low stomach acid may be the reason for heartburn and GERD as described by Robban A Sica MD and Jonathan V Wright MD.

anngepana saved this page on 05/05/2010 02:34pm

This information discusses the fallacy is that high levels of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Many do not know that stomach acid tends to decline with age. Low levels of stomach acid may be the cause for heartburn and GERD according to Robban A Sica MD and Jonathan V Wright MD.

Fabiennepk saved this page on 05/06/2010 08:52am

This page discusses the fallacy is that high levels of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Many do not know that stomach acid tends to decline as we grow older. Too little stomach acid may be the cause for heartburn and GERD as described by Robban A Sica MD and Jonathan V Wright MD.

mmazone saved this page on 05/08/2010 06:43am

This article indicates the basic misconception is that high levels of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Most people are unaware that stomach acid tends to reduce as we grow older. Too little stomach acid may be the reason for heartburn and GERD according to doctors Robban Sica and Jonathan Wright.

dujsltal97 saved this page on 05/09/2010 03:52am

This page indicates the fallacy is that high levels of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Many do not know that stomach acid tends to decline as we grow older. Too little stomach acid may be causative for heartburn as referrenced by Jonathan Wright MD and Robban A Sica MD.

Protica saved this page on 05/09/2010 06:41am

This information discusses the erroneous belief is that high amounts of stomach acid cause the stomach distress and heartburn. We need the acid to break down and digest our food. Many are unaware that stomach acid tends to decline as we grow older. Low stomach acid may be causative for heartburn according to Robban A Sica MD and Jonathan V Wright MD.

billytrail saved and folkd this page on 04/09/2011 01:41am

When too little stomach acid is produced, the food churns in the stomach too long. The opening of the exit valve for the stomach (gastric sphincter) is delayed which causes a lingering, overstuffed feeling after meals.

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