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Disease Gerd Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Disease Gerd.

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

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

Prescription and OTC Heartburn Remedies

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

Can You Drink Alcohol with Heartburn?

When you're living with 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 completely o...  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

Diet soft drinks associated with heart disease
Updated 3/31/2014 8:00:29 PM

This finding was from the Women's Health Initiative and so this covers women only, the average age being 62 or 63 years old (but with NO prior cardiac problems). The sample size was very large, too (60,000+) www.independent.co.uk/life-style/hea...  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

Celiac Disease
Updated 2/10/2014 11:55:29 AM

I just learned on January 27th, 2013, I have celiac Disease. I know I can't eat anything with wheat, rye or barley. I must eat gluten free foods now. There really are very limited choices to chose from out there for alternatives to pasta, bread, pizz...  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

Exercise with Degenerative Disk Disease
Updated 12/31/2013 1:00:04 PM

Hello! I was just diagnosed with DDD about a month ago. It is currently affecting 3 disks in my neck. The pain started 3 months ago, however my neck feels fine, go figure, lol. The disks are pinching a nerve causing my pain to be directed to behind m...  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below...  Read more

Your Fingernails Tell A Story About Your Health

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

Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free

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

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

Autoimmune Disease: Could You Be At Risk?

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

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

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
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