Chili dogs, chocolate ice cream, and cherry cola. Summer brings a lot of tempting treats. But unfortunately, many of these warm weather foods can leave your belly more than a little upset—especially if you're prone to heartburn.
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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
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
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
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
question: I am on a med that causes weight gain. I have physician approval for mild exercise, I have been trying to use my gazelle a few days a week.
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This week has been cold which causes me to question, how do you motivate yourself to exercise outdoors in cold and nasty weather? Winter is a few months away, but it is my epic fail time of the year and feel like I am starting over every spring.... Read more
Took some time off, cause of my foot, now i am back until surgery, treadmill burn 801 calorie burn, incline 9.5 speed 3.5, elliptical. 0 mins, 201 calorie burn; 1000 calorie burn for today, with no supplements, fat burnings or stimulants so proud... Read more
Down another 5 pounds :-) that's cool cause I started a new teaching job last week and they were kind and fed us lunch and snacks, so I stepped away from diet a little. This app has helped me learn what my daily caloric intake looks like! :-)... Read more
may cause the bowels get lazier, and will only do when you have the medicine, that's why naturals ways are better. If you end throwing EVERYTHING out in bathroom,then get multivitamin pills before bed cause it flushes vitamins away too... Read more
The lining of the stomach secretes acids that are used to help digest foods. The acid becomes concentrated if you do not eat for long periods. Obesity, coffee, cirtus drinks, alcohol and even some meds can cause heartburn. Even minty toothpaste can c... Read more
Excessive salt causes a loss of potassium and can lead to a drop in blood sugar. Salt can cause High blood pressure, water retention, heartburn. The obese can easily lose five to ten pounds in a few days by cutting out the salt... Read more
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
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
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