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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a condition in which stomach acid flows up the esophagus causing heartburn. Acid reflux that occurs more than twice a week is called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This is a more serious condition that, left untreated, can lead to problems such as inflammation of the esophagus, scarring, ulceration, inflammation, hemorrhaging, and even esophageal cancer.

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H pylori Infects 50% of the Population

Statistics indicate that over half of the planet’s population may be infected with Helicobacter pylori, most commonly known as H pylori. The CDC, the Center for Disease Control, estimates the world infection rate to be two-thirds, though infection rates in the US are lower. Read more »