Acid Reflux and Face Reading

If you frequently have an upset stomach or acid reflux then it shows in your face, specifically the region just above your lip. With amazingly specific detail, the Chinese art of Face Reading enables us to “read” digestive issues in the face. When you’ve chronically eaten a diet that is irritating your stomach, then the central portion of your top lip and/or the skin just above it will be discolored and or the lip border will be blurred and/or irritated. See before and after photos of people who changed their diet and resolved both acid reflux and their corresponding facial irregularities.

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A hiatal hernia is an inflammatory response when the upper stomach pushes (herniates) up through the diaphragm’s muscular opening (hiatus) and balloons into the chest cavity. Imagine a stomach so inflamed and enlarged that it is forced out of its normal, muscle-bound position. An estimated 50 percent of people over 40 years of age unknowingly suffer from hiatal hernias.

Any foods that stress digestion contribute to this condition. Food sensitivities and allergens are the leading culprits. Secondary players include refined, hard to digest, fatty and stale foods as well as alcohol, drugs, chemicals, caffeine (even decaf) and tobacco. In conventional literature, overeating is cited as a primary cause as hiatus hernias are most prevalent among obese people. In alternative health circles, we consistently see that overeating is resolved with a healthy, nutritional balanced diet.

Pay attention to what heightens your discomfort and what decreases it. It’s helpful to record a food log of everything you eat for several weeks and note your corresponding symptoms. Quickly patterns emerge that are informative. Additionally, seeing the direct cause and effect of certain foods and stomach pain enables people to avoid problematic foods.



4 Responses to Acid Reflux and Face Reading

  1. Thank you for this informative site. Unfortunately I’m unable to eat ANY grains but I never cared for them anyway. I enjoy fruits and vegetables but I adore my morning latte too much. This morning I had a glass of warm water instead but i reflexes that up too. I’m going to try and eat broth all day and see if that eases my symptoms. I was told to do that, then stand on my toes and drop back rather quickly on my heels and that would help slide my stomach into place. I did that and surprisingly noticed a difference but that remedy was short lived and let’s face it…I don’t have all day to do this. 🙂 I e heard of FODMAPS…I need to see what other culprits exist that might be bothering me but I believe this is caused by my autoimmune condition, Hashimotos Thyroiditis. I’m extremely sensitive to chocolate, coffee, corn, wheat, barley, millet, rice, tomatoes (and I absolutely adore them), oats, orange juice, etc. It is quite maddening! I am going to look a bit closer at the FODMAPS this time around. My hands are finally up in surrender! Thank you kindly, Mary

    • With any autoimmune condition, it’s important to avoid all foods with a seed coat (this includes grains, beans, nuts, seeds and culinary spices) as well as dairy and nightshade veggies.

  2. I just wanted to thank u for this sight, as of writing I have a hiatal hernia. I didn’t know that cabbage was that good for u and since I also have IBS, I figured I would have bad gas, well to my astonishment I had none and didnt feel full after I ate it in fact I eat it 2-3 times a day until its gone, I got the receipe for the cabbage rolls and have decided to make them. I am looking for receipes for my hernia, so I will keep looking on the internet or go to Barnes and Noble and see what they have. Thank u for the amazing web site.

    • You might also consider making it into sauerkraut (see my recipe on line).
      Now your opportunity is to figure out what you’re eating that’s causing and or aggravating your problems. My ebook, Clean and Free tells you how.

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