Acid reflux occurs when the acidic stomach contents leak into the esophagus and erode the lining of the esophagus. This results in painful symptoms like heartburn and in more severe cases, ulcers, difficulty swallowing and even esophageal cancer.
Acid reflux can be prevented by changes in diet and lifestyle practices such as eating smaller portions, limit fat intake and spicy food, and do not lie down for at least 2 hours after a meal. If you or a loved one suffered from cancer after taking medication for acid reflux or heartburn, you may be entitled to damages then you file stomach cancer lawsuits against medical staff.
The use of the unregulated over the counter medications and long-term use of prescription drugs for acid reflux come with their own side effects. In this case, acupuncture for acid reflux can help reduce dependence on these drugs.
How Acid Reflux Acupuncture Work?
Acupuncture is a technique used in traditional Chinese medicine in which fine needles inserted at specific points along the body to obtain particular physiological results. Acupuncture works in the case of acid reflux by altering acid secretion in the stomach and stimulating intestinal motility that enables better absorption of nutrients. Acupuncture can recommend treatments that often initially, followed by a few weeks or months of maintenance treatment, depending on the severity of symptoms.