Articles tagged with "alkaline drinking water"

Alkaline Drinking Water May Benefit Patients with Reflux Disease

Does commercially available alkaline drinking water reduce pepsin activity? Background: Pepsin, a key enzyme in the pathogenesis of both laryngopharyngeal and esophageal reflux disease, requires acid for its activation. Excessive acid in American diets may increase reflux disease, because pepsin is activated by a low pH (<4.6), which is found in all bottled and canned […]