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
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
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
Being overweight is associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and a host of other serious medical conditions. Recently though, medical researchers have added another potential consequence to the list: gastroesophageal reflux disor... Read more
For many of us, heartburn is an all-too-familiar sensation: a burning in your chest, throat and stomach. Sometimes called "acid indigestion," it occurs when stomach acid comes up from the stomach and into the throat. While certain foo... Read more
I would like to be able to follow a meal menu that would take into account that I have recently been told that I'm lactose intolerant and suffer fromLPRD. Since the first of the year I was very sick for 2 months and put on 8-10 pounds. Largely due... Read more
I went off mine because I learned it could interact with another of my meds. For those few weeks, I could barely eat.
When a new Dr. prescribed a different PPI, suddenly I could eat or drink anything again without the gagging/choking, which i... Read more
How do I get rid of the Gerd note tracker on my nutrition page? I think it was added when I subscribed to an article. I don't have the problem (I was reading it because my spouse has GERD) and now I can't get rid of the note tracker.... Read more
How do I get rid of the GERD/Heartburn Tracker and other annoying "extras" that suddenly popped up on my nutrition page? I did not sign up for them and I cannot figure out how to make them go away!... 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
A couple of years ago I had a rather bizarre blood disorder that affected my feet and legs. The doctors didn't even know what to call it - it was similar to, but not absolutely the same as a couple of things.
It made me break out in spo... Read more
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