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The Modern Vital Blog

The Myth of GERD: It’s Not the Acid, Stupid!

There is a myth that GERD, popularly known as heartburn, is due to having too much stomach acid, a condition known as hyperchlorhydria. But there is ample research (1,2,3,4) demonstrating the opposite is true, that is, that GERD is most likely due to not having enough...

Is Food Allergy Testing Really the Answer?

In alternative healthcare, food allergy panels are routinely ordered. An estimated 20% of the world believes it reacts adversely to specific foods (1), while as many as 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies (2). Food reaction can be non-immune mediated, as...

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