The Connection between Acid Reflux and Asthma

Because asthma and acid reflux often occur simultaneously, it can be hard to separate the two. One thing that is certain is that acid reflux can cause asthma problems and symptoms to accelerate. The opposite is also true: asthma can make acid reflux worse. This is especially notable in patients who suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), which is essentially a very serious form of acid reflux seen in both kids and adults.

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Heartburn and Asthma

Although doctors are still unsure of the exact nature of the correlation, there seems to be an obvious link between frequent heartburn and asthma. [Read more]