Posts tagged #GERD

How Your Diaphragm Causes and Corrects Heartburn / GERD

The cause of heartburn and GERD is a biomechanical imbalance, not a chemical one. If the acid from the stomach gets up into the esophagus, heartburn and GERD result. The symptoms are not from an excess of stomach acid, but from the acid in the wrong place, which is controlled by the diaphragm. A properly functioning diaphragm muscle keeps the acid in the stomach, where it belongs

Posted on April 13, 2011 .