Health Articles — Reflux

Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation Are you ready to transform your health and achieve the success you've been longing for? I'm here to guide you through the journey and help you reach your goals. Hi, I'm Melissa Callaghan, a Bachelor qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist specialising in reducing metabolic inflammation that leads to heart disease and diabetes as well as improving gut health, mental health, and balancing hormones. At my clinic, Pinnacle Naturopathy, we have helped numerous patients overcome their health challenges and regain control of their lives. Today, I want to share with you...

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5 Reasons why I always feel sick

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Acid Reflux - understanding what's really going on

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   Acid reflux - most people have heard of it but do you actually understand what it is?  And that you can actually get some relief? Reflux occurs when the sphincter at the top of the stomach which should close after food enters and remain closed does not close all the way. After food enters the stomach proton pumps which are located all around the stomach lining, release gastric juices which are needed to breakdown food. If the sphincter doesn’t close then acid from the stomach rises up into the oesophagus and can cause damage.  When it only...

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