Natural Heartburn & Acid Reflux Relief at Fitterer Chiropractic in Palmyra PA
Acid Reflux Treatment in Palmyra, PA: If you suffer from heartburn, pain while swallowing, difficulty swallowing, coughing, wheezing, asthma, tooth enamel decay, gingivitis, bad breath, throat soreness or laryngitis, chances are you have acid refulx. Acid reflux can be caused by a hiatal hernia and should be cared for immediately.
A Hiatal Hernia occurs when part of your stomach pushes upward through your diaphragm. Your diaphragm has a small opening (hiatus) through which your food tube (esophagus) passes on its way to your stomach. The stomach can push up through this opening and cause a hiatal hernia. Bad heartburn or abdominal pain can often be associated with a hiatal hernia.
Other Causes of Acid Reflux
While a hiatal hernia is the most common cause of acid reflux or heartburn, other factors that can contribute to this painful condition include:
- Certain Prescription Medicines
Treating Heartburn (Acid Reflux) Naturally at Fitterer Chiropractic
When there are interference’s or misalignments (known as subluxations) in the spine, the systems in the body are not able to function at peak levels, which can lead to numerous health issues. These issues include digestive problems such as acid reflux or GERD. Dr. Dennis J. Fitterer will perform chiropractic adjustments in order to fix subluxations that will allow your body to perform at its peak level.
Additionally Dr. Fitterer will provide nutritional counseling and exercise programs specifically directed at the causes of your heartburn. Improving diet and exercise are important in eliminating acid reflux and preventing it from returning.
Finally, much like acid reflux, a common cause of GERD is a hiatal hernia. A hiatal hernia is a condition where the top part of the stomach pinches through the diaphragm muscle. Our chiropractic care is effective in treating hiatal hernias which may be causing acid reflux.
My decision to become a regularly scheduled patient has paid off ten fold! I’m virtually pain free for the first time in many years. What a great experience! The doctor and Wendy are very helpful, thorough and kind. Many thanks ♡