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Artificial Sweeteners and Heartburn: The Facts

Read on to find out if artificial sweeteners and heartburn are associated, and what you should do. Night time reflux? Find out how to tackle it here,,, The obesity epidemic has helped to fuel the demand for low and calorie free sugar substitutes, such as artificial sweeteners. Defra’s Family Food Survey found that sales of [...]

Can Chewing Tobacco Cause Acid Reflux? Or Smoking It?

Everyone knows that smoking tobacco is not a good thing long term term. Fewer people know that chewing tobacco is not a good thing. Probably even fewer people know that using tobacco products - whether they're smoked or chewed - is a leading cause of acid reflux and GERD. Night time reflux? We may just [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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