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Acid Reflux

by dietsociety Gastric acid flows into the gullet (esophagus)  from the stomach.  This acid is produced in the stomach and plays a role in the digestion of food.. The stomach is protected against this strong acid (hydrochloric acid) by the gastric mucosa.. The esophagus has no such protective lining and when the acid enters the… Read More »

Stomach Acid Reflux

by a badr When the partially digested food in the stomach with higher than normal acid content regurgitates into the esophagus, this tube gets inflamed. The inflammation of esophagus signals occurrence of stomach acid reflux. The damage to the esophagus lining from stomach acid can be so severe as to cause esophageal bleeding. Stomach acid… Read More »