Heartburn, that uncomfortable burning sensation in your chest after eating, may be a result of weight gain. Losing even just a few pounds can cause rapid relief.
Acid reflux disease comes about when the valve at the top of your stomach cannot fully close. Often this happens due to excessive fat accumulating around the internal organs. This permits stomach acid to climb the esophagus, leading to heartburn. Another cause of acid reflux disease is inadequate stomach acid, even though it’s often diagnosed […]