Reflux Disease

Pregnancy and GERD

During pregnancy, heartburn and the symptoms of GERD are more likely to occur. These symptoms may occur at any time during the pregnancy and can become worse throughout the duration. [Read more]

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Do You Have GERD, or Just Heartburn?

For many people, heartburn is only an occasional problem, causing momentary discomfort after a meal. [Read more]

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The Realities of Reflux: Debunking Myths about GERD

Popular myths can distort the way we think about conditions like acid reflux and heartburn, making it harder to find relief and the proper form of treatment. [Read more]

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Unexpected Triggers of Acid Reflux

If you suffer from acid reflux, you’ve probably started to compile a list of all the things that cause your symptoms. [Read more]

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Little Known Symptoms of Heartburn

For those with GERD these symptoms are frequent and severe, but even if you are accustomed to heartburn you may not realize that other ailments you are experiencing could be related to your acid reflux. Acid reflux and heartburn can cause a wide array of uncomfortable symptoms that might not seem like they are related to GERD at first. [Read more]

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The Painful History of Heartburn

For sure, our sedentary lifestyles and influx of “desk jobs” have created health risks that our more active predecessors would never have imagined, but that is what comes with the 9-to-5 lifestyle tolerated by such a wide majority of people in Atlanta. [Read more]

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Heartburn and Healthy Bacteria

Inside each and every one of us is a world we don’t fully understand. Though you may often hear similar words uttered by yogis or gurus, the world I’m referring to is not a spiritual one. Each of our bodies is home to millions of teeming bacteria, a thriving and mysterious ecosystem that affects countless facets of our health [Read more]

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Unusual Acid Reflux Symptoms

Acid reflux affects an estimated 33 percent of people in the United States, yet the majority of these people may not even realize they have acid reflux. More often than not, the symptoms of acid reflux can be less than obvious and easily mistaken for a different medical issue. Untreated acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), can lead to serious health problems such as Barrett’s esophagus and even cancer. [Read more]

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Tips for Relieving Reflux Symptoms During Pregnancy

Nearly 50 percent of pregnant women experience symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Pregnant women are more inclined to experience severe symptoms of acid reflux for two major reasons. [Read more]

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Nighttime Treats that Will Cause Heartburn

Chronic heartburn doesn’t limit its damage to the daytime. Nighttime acid reflux can interfere with sleeping patterns, making you feel even more uncomfortable the next day. [Read more]