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Acupuncture can help alleviate GERD

Research has proven that acupuncture is effective for alleviating gastroesophageal reflex disease.  Gerd is a digestive disease in which stomach acid or bile irritates the esophagus and is commonly referred to as heartburn. The symptoms are generally presented as a burning pain the chest that usually occurs after eating and can be aggravated when lying down. Research conducted at the Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine (Lin et al.) was done with two groups of patients- an acupuncture group and a control group …

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