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Gastric Acid Reflux Disease Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gastric Acid Reflux Disease.

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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

Kidney Disease and Diabetes Diet
Updated 9/8/2014 7:32:53 PM

Need to keep both carbs and protein low while losing 50 lbs. anyone else dealing with this?...  Read more

Monday I am having the gastric sleeve procedure.
Updated 9/5/2014 9:02:04 PM

Monday I am having the gastric sleeve procedure. I'm excited and nervous. I am wanting to know if any other member here has had the procedure and if so your insight would be greatly appreciated and needed. :-)...  Read more

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Updated 9/2/2014 1:34:13 AM

I came off Omeprazole after 6 months as I had put my weight gain down to the medication. I lost the weight but now I've started waking up with a burning throat and my teeth are suffering. My dilemma, do I go back on to omeprazole and put on weigh...  Read more

Had Gastric By pass and gained 50 lbs back
Updated 7/26/2014 7:09:48 PM

I am 60 yrs young and had gastric bypass 11 years ago this month. I have put on 50 lbs since surgery and feel like I am out of control. At my Dr.s visit last Friday my blood sugar was up. He told me I could take meds or he would give me 3 months to g...  Read more

Considering gastric bypass Advice please!
Updated 7/30/2014 2:39:49 PM

I'm thinking about having gastric bypass. I'm going to a information meeting tomorrow. I'm not sure whether to continue trying diet and exercise alone or having surgery. If I do have surgery should I do roux-en-y or gastric sleeve or lap band? Also d...  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