About one-third of people suffer from acid reflux, at least once a year or more. And most people are aware of which foods tend to cause these bouts of flare-up of reflux, but there are other factor which causes this rather uncomfortable situation.
As against the popular notion, acid refluxes and its corresponding symptoms are not only caused by plenty of acid in the stomach.
Low acid level in the stomach is now believed to be a trigger.
This is what occurs:
Acid reflux is caused by acid rising to the esophagus, which is the tube that connects the throat and the stomach.