Types of GERD and Acid Reflux
Root Causes of GERD and Acid Reflux
Why GERD and Acid Reflux Need a Holistic Approach
Wellfinity’s Unique Approach to GERD and Acid Reflux
Our experts adopt an individualized strategy when addressing any health issue, including GERD and Acid Reflux. This entails conducting comprehensive assessments, in-depth analysis, and functional testing to identify specific underlying factors. Our approach emphasizes a holistic method to not only treat the underlying issues of reflux but also restore overall health and wellness on a sustained basis.
Forget Short-Term Antacids. TREAT the ROOT CAUSES instead
Understanding your GERD and Acid Reflux condition is not limited to your digestive system alone!
How does Wellfinity provide a lasting solution to GERD and Acid Reflux? What is a holistic whole-of-body approach that offers a more permanent solution?
Hear from our clinical co-head on our ‘quality of life’ approach.
True Story of Recovery at Wellfinity
From Digestive Distress to Dynamic Health
Ravi, a 46-year-old entrepreneur, has been grappling with GERD and acid reflux for the past 12 years, a condition that began with the birth of his first child. His journey for relief involved cycles of antacids and PPIs, with increasing dosages that eventually became ineffective. Recently, he started experiencing fatigue, gas, and bloating after meals, and his gastroenterologist suspected H. pylori infection.
Ravi tried eliminating acidic foods like citrus, spicy, and oily items, which brought some temporary relief but didn’t last. He found himself suffering from reflux regardless of his diet, especially at night, waking up with a burning sensation in his throat.
Upon arriving at Wellfinity, we delved into his past and discovered a period of 3-4 years where his life was extremely hectic, leading to a diet primarily composed of breads, sandwiches, and carbs, mostly consumed on the go. This lifestyle severely impacted his gut microbiome and the lining of his stomach.
When Ravi came to us, we started with a comprehensive body cleanse and a restful diet aimed at calming inflammation in the gut. We methodically addressed his infections and worked on building up good bacteria through prebiotics and probiotics. Simultaneously, we replenished Ravi’s body with the essential nutrition it was lacking, through both food and supplements.
We also initiated a protocol to reintroduce healthy bacteria and digestive enzymes to aid in digestion and nutrient absorption. Alongside these measures, we incorporated several lifestyle changes. In the first three months, Ravi only needed antacids once, after a meal at a wedding reception. The sour burping and acidity had almost vanished.
Five months into the program, Ravi felt transformed. He was surprised and relieved that his 12-year struggle was finally under control. His energy levels had skyrocketed, and he regained his vigor and enthusiasm for his daily life and family. Most importantly, he started experiencing peaceful nights of sleep, something he hadn’t had in a long time.
(Ravi is a real client, but we’ve changed his name and details to protect his privacy.)
Benefits of Choosing Wellfinity for GERD and Acid Reflux
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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Addressing the root cause is key. At Wellfinity, we use natural treatments and a personalized approach to manage heartburn. This includes dietary changes, lifestyle recommendations, and natural supplements.
Burping may indicate eating too quickly, food intolerance, or digestive issues like acid reflux. Heartburn typically feels like a burning sensation in the upper abdomen, often worsened by certain activities or positions.
A nutritious diet low in trigger foods like spicy and fried foods, citrus fruits, caffeine, and alcohol can help. Incorporating ginger and green tea in moderation can also be beneficial.
Sleeping on the left side may reduce reflux. Elevating the head of the bed can also help.
The program duration varies, with many experiencing symptom reduction in the first few weeks. Complete reversal can take 3-9 months, depending on individual commitment and case severity. Our natural treatments typically have minimal side effects.