Have you tried taking digestive enzymes for your acid re-flux? I am 7 mos. pregnant have had it bad for a few months. I've been taking enzymes for a week now and drinking kombucha tea every morning for about 6 weeks and it had been much better! I only have it now about once a week and usually from snacking too much. Anyway, something to try. I agree with the others that I wouldn't exercise without food. Especially if they are strenuous and in the morning after fasting all night.
Generally it is recommended that you eat and drink at least a little bit of something before working out, especially in the morning since your body has gone 8+ hours without food. However, everyone is different and if you have trouble with acid reflux and find that working out on an empty stomach is better/easier for you, then it shouldn't be a problem. I wouldn't recommend doing a strenuous workout without eating a little bit of food though. You may want to give it a try and see what works best for you -- sometimes it takes experimenting a little to see what works well and what doesn't.
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11/3/13 12:08 P
I get acid reflux from time to time. I take the generic Prilosec for two weeks and it goes away. I will also pop a tagamet before I work out.
My experience is that it is OK to exercise without food. Also it's OK to do upright exercise such as walking after food, not too strenuous. It helps!
11/2/13 10:33 P
I have acid reflux, and I have read that I shouldn't eat for hours before exercising as it causes my acid reflux to bother me. I only have time to exercise in the morning, is it ok to exercise without food?
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