Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms like heartburn and acid regurgitation. Although there are many theories on the causes of GERD, experts aren't sure exactly what causes it. There are two main categories of risks th... Read more
The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology... Read more
Being overweight is associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and a host of other serious medical conditions. Recently though, medical researchers have added another potential consequence to the list: gastroesophageal reflux disor... Read more
For many of us, heartburn is an all-too-familiar sensation: a burning in your chest, throat and stomach. Sometimes called "acid indigestion," it occurs when stomach acid comes up from the stomach and into the throat. While certain foo... Read more
It's common knowledge that eating spicy foods or even being pregnant can result in heartburn for many people. But when heartburn or acid reflux becomes a chronic problem—the cause is often something more than the buffalo wings you had a... Read more
How do I get rid of the Gerd note tracker on my nutrition page? I think it was added when I subscribed to an article. I don't have the problem (I was reading it because my spouse has GERD) and now I can't get rid of the note tracker.... Read more
How do I get rid of the GERD/Heartburn Tracker and other annoying "extras" that suddenly popped up on my nutrition page? I did not sign up for them and I cannot figure out how to make them go away!... Read more
I signed up for a few weekly emails about conditions, and I just got the week 2 email for GERD and I'm wondering who I can contact about an error in the email.
The error wouldn't matter much to some people, but as a person with Gastroparesis, I'... Read more
I have inflammation from my esophagus down into my intestines and after numerous CTs, MRIs, and GI scopes, all the doctor's can tell me is that it's GERD. Problem is - none of the medicines they've put me on have made any improvement. My GI doc think... Read more
Another way I help myself when eating out is to order TWO lg. glasses of water with lemon slices so that I will start to FILL UP before the meal arrives,keep myself hydrated and I know I will have something to drink throughout the ENTIRE MEAL even wh... Read more
When my first trainer told me this,I though she was nuts! Keep eating through the day?! But as I've grown accustomed to it,it DOES make SENSE!! When you fill your body with small meals,you keep the metabolism burning at an even rate-not getting to st... Read more
Heartburn is a serious condition, and living with it takes a toll on you. But staying informed about what causes it, how to treat it and when it may be more than just indigestion can be helpful when it comes to managing discomfort.1. Heartburn isn&rs... Read more
A couple of years ago I had a rather bizarre blood disorder that affected my feet and legs. The doctors didn't even know what to call it - it was similar to, but not absolutely the same as a couple of things.
It made me break out in spo... Read more
"A symptom is not a cause."
I ran across this 3-part article this morning.
Doctors generally treat Acid Reflux and GERD with acid-lowering medications li... Read more
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