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Gastroesophageal Reflux Gerd Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gastroesophageal Reflux Gerd.

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

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

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

Keeping a Heartburn Journal

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

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

For someone with GERD and a bit lactose intolerant
Updated 10/24/2015 7:28:12 AM

For someone with GERD and a bit lactose intolerant, that grilled cheese for dinner was not a good idea. Sigh....  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

acid reflux and jogging/running
Updated 6/21/2015 3:21:08 PM

Now that I am jogging/running internals I now get really bad acid reflux during my workout. Does anyone know how to make it stop ?...  Read more

Acid Reflux - Kinda Icky
Updated 5/29/2015 8:49:17 AM

I keep getting acid reflux when I am gardening. I think it is because I am constantly bending at the waist and standing up and squatting and standing up, etc. But today it was so bad (even after pepto) that I threw up on the driveway. Maybe the sun a...  Read more

Heartburn/GERD and how I got rid off my PPI meds
Updated 4/23/2015 8:39:45 PM

Hi everyone, Since heartburn and GERD are very common, lots of people are taking PPI medications (proton-pump inhibitor meds such as omeprazole, nexium, prevacid, protonix, etc) and many are worried about side effects and consequences, I wanted...  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

Acid Reflux Support

For those who suffer from acid reflux problems....  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