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If You’re Obese, Very Low-Carb Diet Improves Heartburn

He probably takes Prilosec daily

He probably takes Prilosec daily

I’ve heard anecdotal reports of this for years.  Here’s scientific evidence, although only eight patients were studied.  Whether those at normal weight or overweight improve similarly is unknown to me.

PS: Frequent episodes of heartburn is a condition called GERD: gastroesophageal reflux disease.

h/t Melissa McEwan