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
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
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
It's common knowledge that eating spicy foods or even being pregnant can result in heartburn for many people. But when heartburn or acid reflux becomes a chronic problem—the cause is often something more than the buffalo wings you had a... Read more
I started adding exercise to my morning routine almost 2 weeks ago. My boyfriend wakes me up and we walk. Not too far because I can't handle distances yet.
The problem is, especially this week, I'm sooooo tired. It gets a little better later... Read more
Hi there, I am a mother to three grown kids, a grandma to 9 grand children, a wife to a wonderful husband. I am not able to exercise well, I have very bad knees, and can not do a lot of walking, I have tried to loss weight on my own, but have found... Read more
Hello, I need to loose 30 pounds and as a pastry chef who works with cake. It is feeling impossible. I am hoping to stay on track this time around! Eating healthy, exercising and reducing my stress is the way I need to go, any tips would be great!!!... Read more
I am not overweight, my BMI is within the healthy range. I'd like to lose about 10 pounds to be on the lower end of my BMI. I always watch what I eat, don't eat junk and try not to go over my calorie range. About 3 weeks I found Zumba and do about... Read more
Hunger isn't necessarily for food!When I am tired, I am hungry for sleep.When I am thirsty, I am hungry for liquids.When I am feeling down, I'm hungry for support.When I am feeling lonely, I'm hungry for people.Don't eat food when you need friends,... 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
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald KennedyIn a few short days many of us will gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for... 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
"A symptom is not a cause."
I ran across this 3-part article this morning.
Doctors generally treat Acid Reflux and GERD with acid-lowering medications li... Read more
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