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
Hello, I just joined. I battle a disease that requires me to take steroids,orally daily. Then an infusion of steroids monthly. Losing weight feels like an uphill battle. I'm trying to stay positive, get my walking in,and keep my food intake down.... Read more
I found out that I have Barrett's disease and just had my second treatment to burn it very painful so I am really learning to be careful about not only what I eat but how much and at what time so alot of planning but hopefully will pay off in the end... Read more
I'm new here and am desperately seeking out some support to lead a healthy lifestyle after going overboard in the past and now falling off the wagon.
I have some bowel problems that don't allow me to eat high fiber foods (esp. raw)... Read more
Thyroid. I have had thyroid disease since I was in my 20's and was able to keep the weight down and do okay. Now that I am post menopause and approaching 50...not so much. It there a group with people in my situation?... 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
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
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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