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
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
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
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms (like heartburn and acid regurgitation) that usually occur after meals. An exact cause of GERD hasn’t been pinpointed, but certain foods and lifestyle habits seem to trigger GERD... 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
I am a recent widow with degenerative disc disease and I am lonely too. We moved here 4 years ago and don't really know anybody and now my husband's gone and I'm really having a hard time. #friendfinder... Read more
Hi, new to sparkpeople. I have hashimoto's disease which makes weight loss hard. I totally threw my health under the bus when my 11yr old was diagnosed with bone cancer. We're winding down of a year of treatment and whoa!!! I need to lose 120lbs. Lol... Read more
Looking for a support buddy who also suffers from any autoimmune disease with arthritis and pain i.e. RA, Lupus, etc. I need someone who understands how hard it is to get going and overcome. #friendfinder... Read more
I had my gallbladder taking out at the age of 27. I didn't think I had a problem with eating but apparently I did. The cost of that procedure was like about $30,000. Now I never had problems with heartburn but with my second pregnancy it seem like it... Read more
Your Fingernails tell a story. The color & condition are rarely the first clue of serious illness Before nail changes become evident disease has already started. red fingernails may signal heart disease, high blood pressure. Black fingernails can ind... Read more
We have Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, or are Gluten Intolerant/Sensitive. We want to share experiences, insights, info; give support to stay healthy & prevent weight gain w/new gf foods.... 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
There are over one hundred known autoimmune diseases and another 40 diseases suspected to be autoimmune related.
Collectively they are one of the top 10 leading causes of death in women under age 65 and affect women 75 percent more often than men.... Read more
This is the first time I am ever having it this bad, my chest is constantly burning and all the symptoms lined up here, http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/health _a-z_detail.asp?AZ=200, matches mine and I am guessing the reasons are valid too.
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