The old adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" certainly applies to acid reflux: It's better to prevent acid reflux than to treat it.
When you get acid reflux, if you keep doing whatever [more…]
Acid reflux is the result of a malfunctioning lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The LES is a small ring of muscles between the esophagus and stomach. When functioning correctly, it opens to allow food [more…]
The terms acid reflux, heartburn, and GERD are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference among these three digestive disorders: [more…]
Acid reflux is dangerous because it's linked with several serious, life-threatening medical conditions. One of the more serious conditions associated with reflux is [more…]
There are many opinions out there about how to treat acid reflux. It can get confusing! Particularly confusing is the fact that what triggers one person's reflux may not trigger yours. This Cheat Sheet [more…]
Exercise can be a big help to acid reflux sufferers. Which reflux sufferers can benefit most from exercise? Those who are overweight.
Exercise promotes a healthy weight, and a healthy weight is important [more…]
You may have had the experience of gaining weight because you ate too many snacks and/or the wrong types of snacks. That can certainly happen. It's awfully easy to polish off a bag of potato chips, and [more…]
When you're at home you have total control over what you're eating. When venturing out, however, avoiding reflux trigger foods is harder.
When you know where you're going to eat, do a few minutes of online [more…]