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Acid Reflux Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Acid Reflux.

Chew Slowly to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens...  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

Dietary Tips for Digestive Distress

You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time...  Read more

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

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Uric Acid Stones
Updated 11/22/2015 9:57:43 AM

Have to give up eating animal Protein. Don't want to give up my meat what can I do? 46...  Read more

Phytic Acid in grains and the benefits of soaking
Updated 10/13/2015 2:22:01 AM

I can definitely tell the difference of eating grains that have been soaked over night before being cooked with those that haven't been soaked. They just sit so much more comfortably in my gut. Anybody know much about the pytic acid in grains? I ha...  Read more

worst acid reflux i have had in years. oh boy. Up
Updated 9/26/2015 2:30:33 AM

worst acid reflux i have had in years. oh boy. Up all night...  Read more

acid reflux and jogging/running
Updated 6/21/2015 3:21:08 PM

Now that I am jogging/running internals I now get really bad acid reflux during my workout. Does anyone know how to make it stop ?...  Read more

Acid Reflux - Kinda Icky
Updated 5/29/2015 8:49:17 AM

I keep getting acid reflux when I am gardening. I think it is because I am constantly bending at the waist and standing up and squatting and standing up, etc. But today it was so bad (even after pepto) that I threw up on the driveway. Maybe the sun a...  Read more

Apple cider vinegar

2tsp organic apple cider vinegar in 8 oz water before eating is a natural appetite suppressant, it also helps with acid reflux....  Read more

Shredded Wheat Bisquits & Acid Reflux

SHREDDED wheat has lots of protein which is high in fiber, which helps reduce cholesterol in the bloodstream and helps reduce the risk of heart attack. Insoluble fiber eliminates constipation and helps relieve acid reflux. It is also high in iron w...  Read more

Acid Reflux Support

For those who suffer from acid reflux problems....  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

3 Myths about Heartburn

Myth #1: You should avoid spices.Reality - "Seasonings won't necessarily cause acid reflux," says Douglas Adler, M.D., an associate professor of medicine at the University of Utah. "The real culprits are usually acidic foods l...  Read more

Acid reflux getting better

Drinking tons of water. 8 c min. Goal 14-16 c. Rating lots of veggies and fruit. Limiting fats and trying to include more of the healthy fats like nuts and fish. May not be losing as much as I'd like to weight wise, but at least I am feeling tons bet...  Read more

Acid reflux

Wide awake at 2a.m. with acid reflux. Nothing is helping so far. Had to be that pimento cheese but that is a first b...  Read more