gastric acid

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Synonyms for gastric acid

digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase

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Mansoor Habib, Senior Director of Employee Happiness and Human Capital and Administration at du, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company: "Although our stomach acid plays an important role in the food digestion process, the increase of its production due to lifestyle habits turns the table upside down.
*Do you know that apple cider vinegar is considered one of the best home remedy for acid reflux because it helps improve digestion by balancing the stomach acid. Taking 1-2 tsp apple cider vinegar, 20-30 minutes before meals can relieve the symptoms and pain;
According to information provided by Pfizer, the continual backwash of stomach acid can cause chronic injury and inflammation in the esophagus, which can potentially lead to the narrowing of the esophagus, making it difficult to swallow or causing an ulcer to develop there.
You'll also be given a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI)--used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, PPIs suppress stomach acid, thereby decreasing the risk for gastritis and ulcers.
Kelley, from Winlaton, Gateshead, says Skye's stomach was red and bleeding when she returned from theatre, and stomach acid continued to leak until she was "in agony" and had to be treated by the burns team.
She said Gonzalez ate popcorn to relieve the pain upon her suggestion, which she said could be due to stomach acid because he has not been taking his meals on time.
Proton pump inhibitors--PPIs like Prilosec, Prevacid, and Nexium--are the best way to reduce stomach acid in people with reflux disease or ulcers in the esophagus.
The stomach acid levels in the mice returned to normal within 24 hours, and the stomach dissolves the biodegradable micromotors with no trace of harmful residues.
pylori, antibiotics, along with medicines that decrease stomach acid, have been the main treatment.
Left untreated, refluxing stomach acid can damage the lining of the esophagus.
If he had been taking a PPI, he wouldn't have had enough stomach acid to digest the large portion of ibex meat also found in his stomach.
Contrary to popular belief, excess stomach acid is not the cause of GERD.
GERD (you may know it as heartburn) occurs when strong stomach acid leaks back up into the esophagus.
Millions of people take OTC heartburn medications every day to control the production of heartburn-causing stomach acid, believing they are safe and effective.