Gas and pressure buildup? Occasionally heartburn? Acid reflux, also known as acid indigestion, is the process of when the acidic stomach contents go back up into the esophagus, creating a burning pain in the lower chest cavity, typically after one has finished eating. The stomach contains hydrochloric acid which helps break down and digest food you've eaten, it also protects against pathogens such as bacteria. In having this acid reach your esophagus consistently, this can of
As you know, your heart is a very important vital organ that controls just about everything going on within your body. It pumps blood throughout your body (while simultaneously communicating with your brain), sends out signals to your nervous system (through the transmission of nerve impulses), and supplies oxygen and nutrients to the tissues (PLUS removing carbon dioxide and other wastes). In knowing all these amazing things that the heart is in charge of, you MUST understan
Eating healthy is hard, not to mention losing weight once you’ve put on a few pounds…imagine hundreds of pounds? Fitness freaks, your mom and even the government make it seem so easy to “eat healthy” but when you’re low on cash and you have the choice to get a 10 piece for $1 at Burger King versus an $8 salad from Fresh Market…in the moment, it seems more feasible to get that 10 piece but that’s exactly what’s hurting us! Obesity rides alongside heart disease and stroke as on
Like most vegetables, ginger root has amazing healing properties, all in which enhance your day-to-day activities through the boost of immunity it gives you! Ginger contains a heaping amount of antioxidants, which are compounds that prevent stress and damage to your body's DNA. It is also a common remedy for upset stomach, diarrhea, and nausea being that it aids digestion and the flow of saliva. Ginger has an endless chain of health benefits, so let's delve into it, shall we?