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Healthy or Harmful?: Connecting Fasting and Acid Reflux

Intermittent fasting, despite its recent popularity, has been practiced for many centuries. People usually fast for various reasons like observing lifestyle recommendations or religious rituals. Regardless, fasting has been shown to have health benefits such as improving brain function and aiding in weight loss. However, some people experience digestive issues while fasting with acid reflux […]

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Gut Health and Digestion: Are IBS and GERD Connected?

Two troublesome conditions that affect the digestive system are irritable bowel system (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). They can both significantly lower one’s quality of life and can have a sudden onset or become a chronic condition.  It seems almost obvious, then, that the two conditions are actually often linked. It’s an unfortunate combination […]

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