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A 33-year-old female asked:

I am taking dilute apple cider vinegar 3 x a day and it has stopped my severe h-burn & reflux almost completely. do you know why? it is not placebo.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not placebo: Reflux is the passage of gastric acid up through the sphincter into the esophagus. Heartburn is the symptom it produces in some people. Drinking anything will help to wash stomach acid back down into the stomach where it belongs. Even a weak and dilute acid! sometimes sips of water or chewing gum can cure it too.

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