LERD

Leaky Esophagus and Reflux, A Deadly Combination

Leaky Esophagus and Reflux, A Deadly Combination

Everyone in the digestive health sphere writes about leaky gut, myself included. I am guilty in fixating on the lower intestinal tract, most people that contact me suffer from either general dysbiosis and SIBO. Many people, however, are contacting me with upper gut overgrowth issues. There is

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Barrett’s Esophagus: What Is It and What Can Be Done to Hopefully Reverse It

Barrett's Esophagus: What Is It and What Can Be Done to Hopefully Reverse It

Barrett’s esophagus is an abnormal change in the cells in the lower part of the esophagus. Long-term GERD, LERD, bile acid reflux, or vomiting may cause the stratified squamous epithelium cells to be replaced by simple columnar epithelium with goblet cells. 1 2 The reasoning behind this

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Can Stomach Issues Cause Heart Disease? Part 2: Roemheld Syndrome

Can Stomach Issues Cause Heart Disease? Part 2: Roemheld Syndrome

Roemheld syndrome is personal to me. I know the condition exists even with the little information out there provided to us. Why do I believe in it so strongly? Because I suffered from it after my son Abel died and it was hell. My son Abel had

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Foods That May Trigger Your Heartburn (GERD): Part 1

Foods That May Trigger Your Heartburn (GERD): Part 1

If you have GERD, there are certain foods that every known medium says you should avoid. The news, the internet, and even your doctor give you a list of foods that trigger GERD. A lot of people have heard that chocolate and onions aggravate GERD, but do

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The Trials and Tribulations of a Silent Reflux Sufferer

The Trials and Tribulations of a Silent Reflux Sufferer

I still have episodes of silent reflux off and on. It is not as bad as it has been in years, and most people have it a lot worse than I do. I am thankful I am better. Since I suffered from LERD, I am very passionate

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Silent Reflux (LERD) – A Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Problem and How to Hopefully Find Relief

Silent Reflux (LERD) - A Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Problem and How to Hopefully Find Relief

Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease is a newer, less understood cousin of GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease). LERD (larygopharyngeal reflux disease) differs from GERD in that people with LERD suffer from more of the upper airway symptoms of reflux disease. Most people who suffer from LERD do not have

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