If you suffer from Heartburn or acid reflux, you must read this book. Anil Minocha and Christine Adamec explain Heartburn, its causes and treatment in a very simple and comprehensive manner. Use of medical terminology, though unavoidable, has been kept to a minimum and the authors have invested a lot of effort and style in directly addressing the reader. Reading the book, it felt like having a one on one consultation with your doctor. Having suffered in the past from heartburn, I wish I had discovered and read this book some few years ago. In my view, anyone who decides to read this rare and compelling book, will gain these benefits;
o Good understanding of the conditions, heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which is commonly called acid reflux. The authors have painstakingly explained the conditions, making them painless for the reader to understand.
o You will also understand the causes of heartburn and acid reflux. After reading this book, you will start to challenge if not all, some of your own held beliefs about the causes of the condition.
o Understand how the disease is diagnosed. Not many physicians do get the diagnosis right at the first attempt. Despite that you may find the symptoms of heartburn sometimes frightening, uncomfortable and challenging, in most cases, doctors will fail to administer you with the right treatment. Most doctors tend to prescribe less effective over-the-counter antacid medications. In this book, you will learn and understand your diagnosis better.
o Imagine those frustrating moments when you spent so much money on antacids but yet the symptoms would not go away. When you read, “How to Stop Heartburn: Simple Ways to Heal Heartburn and Acid Reflux”, you will understand that antacid medication are not always the best long-term solutions for resolving the causes of heartburn. The authors have also brought to your attention the dangers of self-medication and the consequences of failing to seek early medical advice.
o You should be relieved to know that heartburn and acid reflux can be treated. There are many advanced medications available for treating heartburn, GERD or acid reflux. This is revealed in the book.
o Treatment of heartburn does not only require medication, you also need to make changes to your lifestyle. In the book, the authors explored how best you can learn to understand your lifestyle and to make changes to help you overcome the condition.
o You will also gain good information on other forms of treatment such as alternative remedies for heartburn. Heartburn during pregnancy, infancy and childhood are also explained.
o Lastly, apart from enhancing your understanding of heartburn and acid reflux, the authors have also included in the book very useful tools such as a food diary, which you can complete to identify the triggers of your heart burn and stop it right in its tracks.