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Gastric Acid Reflux Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gastric Acid Reflux.

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

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

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

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

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

I had gastric sleeve and lost60 lbs in the 1st yr.
Updated 10/4/2015 7:05:01 AM

I had gastric sleeve and lost60 lbs in the 1st yr. (2014) still cant eat very much, but have started gaining. what do I do from here?...  Read more

Hi everyone! I'm new to this app. I had gastric by
Updated 9/26/2015 8:50:50 AM

Hi everyone! I'm new to this app. I had gastric bypass surgery in July and have lost 70 pounds. I have 30 pounds to go before I reach my next goal. I'm open to any tips or advice. Thanks...  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

Gastric sleeve procedure coming up....
Updated 10/6/2015 8:46:11 PM

I am scheduled for this procedure on 10/14/15. I am nervous, excited, terrified, anxious....but the one thought that keeps going through my mind is that the surgery is a cop-out. I have tried SEVERAL diets, spent a ton of money on their programs, s...  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

dont eat after 7 pm

really. i started because of reflux, but it has a bonus..i started losing more!...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  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