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
Whether you're vacationing or going on a business trip, traveling can be a prime trigger for aggravating your GERD/heartburn symptoms. What with the disruption of your regular routine, bigger meals, unfamiliar foods and sporadic eating schedule,... Read more
I remember clearly the first time I realized that my heartburn was probably a symptom of a more serious condition. I was sitting at my desk at work sipping on a cup of coffee, trying to wake up, when I felt a searing pain in my chest. It was as if th... Read more
When you're living with chronic heartburn, you don't just need to watch what you eat; what you drink is important, too. For many people, alcohol can have a negative impact on heartburn symptoms. But does that mean alcohol has to be comp... Read more
From the beginning of October to the end of December, we encounter a host of holiday eating occasions from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Hanukkah to Christmas to New Year's Eve. Whew, that's a lot of food! Besides being a risky time for anyone... Read more
Two days ago I started an exercise regiment and immediately saw my weight go up by about 3 pounds. I did not change my diet and ate within my calorie range. Is this normal to gain a few pounds when beginning an exercise regiment?... Read more
I started with Sparkpeople to keep me focused with my foods by journaling everything I eat. I started four weeks ago at 172. I did really well and stayed focused and concentrated on what works for me, staying at appx. 1250 cals a day and I got down... Read more
Is anyone else having problems with their blood sugar readings because of diabetic Gastroparesis? I think I'm eating right and at appropriate times, but then I'll get a 411 or a 40. I know I'm supposed to drink a lot of water when eating, but this... Read more
Back pain is seriously the worst pain of human body. Some of the common causes of Back pains are:
•Driving for long periods without taking a break.
• Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling incorrectly.
• Over Stretching.
• Overuse of the muscl... Read more
The lining of the stomach secretes acids that are used to help digest foods. The acid becomes concentrated if you do not eat for long periods. Obesity, coffee, cirtus drinks, alcohol and even some meds can cause heartburn. Even minty toothpaste can c... Read more
Excessive salt causes a loss of potassium and can lead to a drop in blood sugar. Salt can cause High blood pressure, water retention, heartburn. The obese can easily lose five to ten pounds in a few days by cutting out the salt... Read more
Welcome to the BEST team. The name says it ALL. ALL are welcome! We are here to ENCOURAGE , SUPPORT & MOTIVATE one another while we reach our goals. Cause isn't life better with a little BBQ SPICE?... 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
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
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