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Is It Heartburn Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Is It Heartburn.

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

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

Top 25 Summer Heartburn Triggers

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. Check...  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 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

I am 31 5'7" and I weigh 200 I started this journe
Updated 3/29/2015 12:55:50 PM

I am 31 5'7" and I weigh 200 I started this journey 4 days ago not only tracking what I eat but exercising to and today im just really sore and finding it hard to get mentally motivated for my work out today...  Read more

Yet again here I am...I have joined so many times
Updated 3/29/2015 5:19:30 PM

Yet again here I am...I have joined so many times and last about a week. I am looking for a buddy to help motivate me...  Read more

Hello I am new to spark and I am 210 lbs and want
Updated 3/30/2015 9:38:53 PM

Hello I am new to spark and I am 210 lbs and want to loose 30lbs. My body always stays at 210, I have lost weight before, very easily, but I just havn't made the full life style change yet. Any ideas on how to stick with it every day ?...  Read more

Hello I am Andrea and I am 37 and want to loose we
Updated 3/28/2015 8:01:06 PM

Hello I am Andrea and I am 37 and want to loose weight BC of my type 2..I need support and new friends to help me along the way.. It's really hard to find support...I'm ready to get this weight off of me..I weigh 228 want to lose 100 pounds......  Read more

I am craving healthy food but with no support its
Updated 3/28/2015 7:51:39 PM

I am craving healthy food but with no support its hard...what can I do???...  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

Bananas~More Helpful Than You Think!!!!

As I ate my banana-topped oatmeal this morning,I was surprised to read in the Doctor'sBook of Food Remedies by Selene Yeager & the editors of Prevention magazine,that bananas can help LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE! They are rich in POTASSIUM and that is why!...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

Due Date Nearing....Heartburn burning!

update on me and some revelation regarding my acidic food good! baby shower pics... look at that belly!! :) ...  Read more


Well, this is just great. My fat-induced heartburn is back. When I'm at my heaviest, my fat pushes my food back up my throat, helped along by my hiatal hernia. (Sigh) If I can't lose weight for my appearance, how about my health? How about bette...  Read more