One common cause of acid reflux disease is a stomach abnormality called a hiatal hernia. This occurs when the upper part of the stomach and les move above the diaphragm, a muscle that separates your stomach from your chest.
These are other common risk factors for acid reflux disease:
eating large meals or lying down right after a meal
being overweight or obese
eating a heavy meal and lying on your back or bending over at the waist
snacking close to bedtime
eating certain foods, such as citrus, tomato, chocolate, mint, garlic, onions, or spicy or fatty foods
drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea
taking aspirin, ibuprofen, certain muscle relaxers, or blood pressure medications
avoid all junk foods try to have green vegetables daily in time you will have good result.
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