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Heartburn Meds Causing Kidney Burn Out

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  • Heartburn causes significant pain in the mid-chest area as acid refluxes out of your stomach and burns your esophageal tissue
  • Helicobacter pylori has been found to trigger a statistically significant number of symptoms for people with reflux disease and heartburn
  • Drugs used to treat heartburn are linked with rising numbers of diagnosed chronic kidney disease, sometimes leading to kidney failure
  • There are natural treatment methods that reduce pathogenic bacterial levels and painful symptoms, and are not associated with significant medical side effects.

By Dr. Mercola

Despite the name, heartburn doesn't affect your heart, but rather your esophagus in the area of your chest around your heart. You'll feel a burning sensation in your chest and maybe experience a sour taste in your mouth. Some people find that the pain lasts for just minutes and others experience the pain for hours.


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