Candida and Acid Reflux : Is It Caused by This Bug? {UK}

 US readers please click here Candida and Acid Reflux Candida and acid reflux are connected : I've seen many references to yeast overgrowth, or candidiasis, or Thrush,  in the intestine being a cause of acid reflux. Candida is the term for a group of organisms including moulds and fungi which live all around us. One family, [...]

Candida and Acid Reflux : Is It Caused by This Bug? {US}

 UK readers please click here Candida and Acid Reflux Candida and acid reflux are connected : I've seen many references to yeast overgrowth, or candidiasis, or Thrush,  in the intestine being a cause of acid reflux. Candida is the term for a group of organisms including moulds and fungi which live all around us. One family, [...]

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science? UK

Updated monthly US readers please click here Alkaline water systems are fashionable - along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? What, if any, are the benefits of drinking alkaline water? We've taken a look at [...]

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science?

Updated Monthly UK Readers please click here  Alkaline water systems are fashionable - along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? What, if any, are the benefits of drinking alkaline water? We've taken a look at [...]

Do Fizzy Drinks Cause Heartburn?

Google which foods to avoid and carbonated drinks always come near the top. The conventional explanation includes a number of problems. So do fizzy drinks cause heartburn? Perhaps the most important is that the LES relaxes, and its pressure reduces, as a result of drinking carbonated drinks; this in turn, could lead to acid refluxing into the [...]