What is Barrett’s Disease?
Barrett’s disease, more commonly referred to as Barrett’s Esophagus, is a condition where the lining of the esophagus is replaced with tissue cells similar to those in the intestines. Although rare, every year about 1% of people with Barrett’s disease will be diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus. Diagnosis of esophageal cancer can be very difficult, requiring endoscopic tests to detect cancerous cells.
To date, there is no definitive cause of Barrett’s disease. However research has shown it is much more common in people who have gastric reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Preventing and treating these underlying risk factors will lower the chances of developing Barrett’s disease.
Do You Suffer from These Symptoms of GERD or Acid Reflux Disease?
- Abdominal and chest pain
- Sore throat
- Coughing up blood in the case of erosion of the esophagus
Natural GERD & Acid Reflux Remedies
GERD and acid reflux disease result when stomach acid is refluxed back into the esophagus. It is interesting to note that more and more doctors and medical schools are focusing on natural remedies and treatments for these diseases. This is finally a much needed change toward doing what is really in the best interest of the patient, instead of what creates profit for huge pharmaceutical companies.
When using alternative health remedies for a natural GERD treatment, you have a wide range to choose from including:
- Herbs including, mint, basil and chamomile
- Foods such as ginger, potatoes and papaya
- Liquids or drinks which include apple cider vinegar, honey and milk
Proven Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Barrett’s Disease
Good general health helps prevent many diseases and medical conditions. Barrett’s disease is no exception. Proper diet and regular exercise not only keep you healthy, but will also help prevent gastroesophageal reflux disease, acid reflux and Barrett’s disease.
Exercise boosts your immune system and improves digestion, a critical element to preventing acid reflux and GERD. This doesn’t mean you have to slave away for hours in the gym or run a marathon. Just 20-45 minutes of exercise 3-4 times a week or taking a daily walk can help immensely.
Diet is just as important. This not only means watching what you eat, which is very important, but how much you eat and when. Learn which foods will help prevent and treat acid reflux and GERD symptoms by downloading our Reflux Remedy Report. Don’t be one of the unfortunate few who contract Barrett’s disease.
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