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About Gerd Resources

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What Causes GERD?

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

Getting Fit with GERD

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

Alternative Remedies for Heartburn

Late-night dining on spicy wings and greasy fries can turn even the most tolerant tummy into a tumultuous tyrant. On occasion, everyone experiences heartburn following a large, rich meal.  But when the occasional discomfort turns into an ongoing...  Read more

High BMI Increases GERD Risk

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

Is Your Weight Giving You GERD?

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

GERD and a pasta lover don't mix
Updated 2/15/2014 8:48:10 AM

Our family loves pasta. lately with my heartburn both tomato sauce and cream sauces are really making me sick. What are some healthy alternatives? we tried just buttered noodles, kids didn't go for that......  Read more

Hypothyroidism, GERD, and Getting Healthier
Updated 1/21/2014 9:49:54 AM

Finally! My hormone levels are.. level! I have hope again at being able to lose weight and become healthier. If anyone isn't familiar with hypothyroidism, it is a huge setback for a healthy lifestyle. Always fatigued, no energy, depression comes easi...  Read more

GERD/IBS and whole grains - what are you losing?
Updated 11/28/2013 1:41:30 PM

Most all my adult life - especially my "be healthy, eat right" life, I've been told "eat whole grains'. and do. But for the last 4 weeks I've been battling with dispepisa (sp?), and doc is at the "let's go with diet" route. She's cutting o...  Read more

GERD, weak esophagus & slow stomach emptying
Updated 9/30/2013 7:41:37 PM

I have issues with a lot of foods that I eat. I have really bad GERD, which has it's own diet, I recently been dx's with a weak esophagus, which doesn't have a diet, but still an issue. Now this week I get tested to confirm I suffer slow stomach empt...  Read more

how do I remove the GERD/heartburn tracker?
Updated 9/26/2013 11:03:32 PM

I'm happy to have a "nutrition notes" space, but I'd really like to remove the constant red "GERD" tracker--I've never used it and really don't need it. Thanks!...  Read more

Defeating GERD

I had advanced GERD for 9 years. I was paralyzed by pain, sweating, internal bleeding and weakness every single day. Green coffee bean extract and green tea extract help regulate my sugar levels. I take Ultimate Flora, Critical Care, probiotics (2)...  Read more

8 PM cut off

If you commit to stop eating at 8 pm you defintiely will cut your calories. It is important to me because I get the munchies at night and have GERD I'm supposed to stop eating 3 hrs before sleep anyway. By committing to a cut off time I kill 2 birds...  Read more

GERD and Hiatal Hernia Support

This team is designed to provide people suffering from GERD and/or hiatal hernias a place to connect....  Read more

10 Things You Should Know About Heartburn

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

Diet for GERD (LPR) and Insulin Resistance?

So, for my Insulin Resistance, I need to lean on the side of lower carbs. But to help with Acid Reflux (and hopefully get rid of this anxiety causing huge lump in throat once and for all!), you are supposed to be careful with fat. Which leaves...  Read more

Erg mah GERD

So it's been a while since I posted, so I'll jump right into what's been going on. Well about two months ago I was diagnosed with GERD. At my age! After I went to the ER thinking I was having a heart attack, the chest pain I was having was unreal. It...  Read more