Acid Reflux Diet

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How to Prevent and Treat Acid Reflux

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…]

What Causes Acid Reflux?

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…]

What's the Difference Between Acid Reflux, Heartburn, and GERD?

The terms acid reflux, heartburn, and GERD are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference among these three digestive disorders: [more…]

Is Acid Reflux Dangerous?

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…]

Acid Reflux Diet & Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

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…]

Exercising to Reduce Reflux

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…]

Finding Reflux-Friendly Snacks

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…]

An Acid-Reflux Guide to Eating Out

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…]

10 Resources for Help with Acid Reflux

When you wake up in the middle of the night choking on acid, it's easy to feel alone. But you're not alone. Millions of other people suffer from acid reflux. Another way you're not alone: There are lots [more…]

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