19. July 2014 · Comments Off on Acupuncture As A Viable Treatment for GERD · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

When the valve separating the esophagus to the stomach (called the lower esophageal sphincter or LES) relaxes when it shouldn’t, the sufferer has a condition known as gastro-esophageal reflux or GERD. GERD causes stomach contents and acid to “reflux” or re-flow into the esophagus. This condition often causes pain in the chest as well as heartburn.

GERD is a common and chronic condition and is … Continue reading