Bed Wedge for Acid Reflux – Who Else Suffers?

Nov 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Blog

You will soon understand why you need to give serious thought as a top priority to lifting the head of the bed with an under mattress bed wedge.

If you think you’re the only one who suffers from Acid Reflux don’t worry you’re not alone. A matter of fact it’s quite crowded. According to Healthline, 60% of adults suffer Acid Reflux in a 12 month period and 20% – 35% will suffer weekly. It also turns out esophageal cancer is the fastest growing cancer in the U.S.

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Is this you with severe painful burning?

Last December 7, 2014, CNN politics reported that President Obama was complaining of a sore throat. President Obama underwent a CT scan Sunday afternoon while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center because of a sore throat, according to the White House and his doctor. In addition, the president’s doctor said that the CT scan was normal and that Obama’s symptoms “are consistent with soft tissue inflammation related to acid reflux.

Washington is really a stressful place for this politicians. In a similar manner, these politicians are causing stress to each other as well as to its citizens. According to some studies, stress may very well be another trigger for heartburn. Heartburn is the most common symptom of acid reflux. How could this happen? A study entitled “The Effect of Auditory Stress On Perception of Intraesophageal Acid in Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease of Fass et al from 2008 supported this idea that stress contributes to acid reflux. When researchers exposed people with GERD to a stressful noise, they found that it increased their symptoms by making them more sensitive to acid exposure.

CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta said acid reflux usually can be easily treated. “A lot of times, it may just be dietary changes,” he said. “Sometimes, you want to give medicines to reduce the amount of acid in the stomach.”

Acid reflux happens when the acid in the stomach moves up into your esophagus. This is due to the malfunctioning of a stomach valve called lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The LES normally closes as soon as food passes through it. The flushing back of acid can cause symptoms such as burning chest pain called heartburn. If acid reflux symptoms happen more than twice a week, you have acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal disease (GERD).

With dietary and lifestyle modification, the discomfort brought by acid reflux disease can be alleviated. Lose some weight and watch your diet by avoiding alcoholic and oily foods. Elevation of the head is also important to inhibit the flushing back of acid. These are the two natural cures for acid reflux.

While we are on the subject of losing weight, there is a battle between weight gain and not sleeping well and that’s why elevating the head of the bed should be a priority. Do it once and it supports everything else – pun intended.

How to elevate your head during sleep? You will need acid reflux pillows to do this. You cannot just stack and pile pillows up as this may be displaced while you are sleeping. The acid will move up again, waking you to the pain in your chest area. Acid reflux patients look for lasting relief that will also assure them the freedom from pain brought by acid reflux.
That is what Reflux Guard© guarantees to its users. With its experts perfecting the best wedge for acid reflux, they are now manufacturing the bed wedge that will provide the long-lasting relief from acid reflux. Reflux Guard© is an effective and non-invasive solution to preventing stomach acid reflux when sleeping at night or during the daytime. The Reflux Guard© full mattress wedge allows you to sleep in any position because you are lying on your mattress, on your bed utilizing the entire sleeping surface – not a wedge. You buy Reflux Guard© today and it is yours – a one-time purchase for lasting relief from Gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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