How 23-Hour Intermittent Fasting Saved my Life
The scariest moment of my life was being jolted awake at 2 am, drowning in my own acid reflux.
Imagine the panic of instantly transitioning from deep sleep to wide awake because you can’t breathe.
Called “dry drowning” or laryngospasm, it’s the body’s defense mechanism for preventing fluids or objects from entering the lungs. The vocal cords in the larynx, or voice box, involuntarily clamp shut, closing off the trachea (windpipe) and blocking fluids, and consequently air, from entering the lungs. Under normal circumstances…