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Gastric Acid Reflux Disease Resources

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

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

1 yr. or more since gastric sleeve surgery support
Updated 7/7/2014 4:59:56 PM

I just made it to my 1 year surgiversary since my gastric sleeve surgery. I don't regret it although in the beginning I had my days. But I just wish I had done it sooner - but since I am just over a year since surgery my body is adjusting and I am r...  Read more

Gastric Sleeve
Updated 7/1/2014 8:26:32 PM

It's nice to find this Forum and hi there guys. I am having a gastric sleeve inserted on the 11th June and have a couple of questions. I am in Australia and would like to know what products you take to maintain your hair which I believe falls o...  Read more

Have Hypothyrodism & Hashimoto Disease
Updated 4/26/2014 11:57:50 PM

I have been serious about losing weight since January 2014. I have loss (11) lbs. which is a "joke" for all these months. I am a (69) year old woman does Curves for 30 minutes (3 times) a week. Mow my yards and weed eat (1) time a week. Goes dancing...  Read more

crohn`s diseases and lap band
Updated 4/21/2014 5:31:10 PM

I want to know if anyone with crohn`s has ever had lap band surgery. If so did it effect your crohns...  Read more

I Am Not A Bloody Disease
Updated 4/11/2014 8:42:07 PM

I'm getting really fed up with all of this fat bias. I KNOW that being overweight is correlated with a bunch different diseases. I KNOW that I should lose weight to help with my aches and pains. I KNOW ALL OF THESE THINGS. It's impossible for me NOT...  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

Gastric Bypass Sparklers

For those who have had or are thinking of having RNY gastric bypass surgery....  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