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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

On a liquid diet to get ready for gastric bypass s
Updated 9/23/2016 6:25:41 PM

On a liquid diet to get ready for gastric bypass surgery. It seemed so far away and now the date, Oct. 3, is right around the corner. Anyone had weight loss surgery?...  Read more

I had a gastric bypass 12/01/15. Has anyone else
Updated 9/21/2016 7:55:22 PM

I had a gastric bypass 12/01/15. Has anyone else had bariatric surgery and used this app to get back on or keep on track with their surgery?...  Read more

New to sparks. Had a gastric sleeve a bit ago. I went from 410 to 270 but then platued and got into
Updated 9/12/2016 2:57:13 PM

New to sparks. Had a gastric sleeve a bit ago. I went from 410 to 270 but then platued and got into a depression gained back 30 so now ready to get back on track. Just wanted to say hello....  Read more

Has anyone had gastric sleeve?
Updated 9/9/2016 2:08:12 AM

Has anyone had gastric sleeve?...  Read more

Anyone out there dealing with Graves' disease?? I
Updated 9/8/2016 1:53:40 AM

Anyone out there dealing with Graves' disease?? I was on PTU and now can't seem to lose any weight no matter what I try... I'm starting to lose hope......  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

Shredded Wheat Bisquits & Acid Reflux

SHREDDED wheat has lots of protein which is high in fiber, which helps reduce cholesterol in the bloodstream and helps reduce the risk of heart attack. Insoluble fiber eliminates constipation and helps relieve acid reflux. It is also high in iron w...  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