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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]

Eating Protein with GERD

Protein is one of the most essential nutrients in any healthy diet. However, many high-protein foods are also high in fat, and this can cause acid reflux and heartburn in those who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Learning to choose and prepare proteins in a way that minimizes your risk of acid reflux can be a valuable part of staying healthy while living with GERD. [Read more]

Avoiding Nutritional Deficiencies with GERD

If you suffer from the persistent heartburn and acid reflux of GERD in Albany or Macon, you’ve probably already learned that many foods are best avoided. Tomatoes, oranges, fatty proteins and dairy products—some or all of these things may trigger your own acid reflux symptoms. Unfortunately, foods like these contain valuable nutrients, and banishing them from your diet can leave you lacking in things your body sorely needs. [Read more]

You Say Tomato, I Say GERD

For many people, there are very specific foods that aggravate the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Macon is home to fabulous southern cooking, but certain foods used in scrumptious Southern fare are pretty much out of the question when it comes to preventing reflux. Spicy foods, garlic, onion and coffee are all on this list of forbidden favorites, but topping the list is the unsuspecting tomato. [Read more]

You Booze, You Lose

If you have GERD, you may have attributed your symptoms to a number of the usual suspects, like orange juice, tomato sauce, spicy chili or an oversized helping of peppermint ice cream. Fatty, spicy or acidic foods are often the culprits of reflux symptoms and sometimes get the brunt of the attention. However, if you’ve been suffering from GERD in Macon and eliminating these foods has not provided you with relief, you may want to start paying a little more attention to what you’ve been drinking than what you’ve been eating [Read more]

Sit Up Straight!

You’ve tried just about everything to fix your GERD. You’ve paid a visit (or several) to your primary care doctor, tried eliminating many foods from your diet and even started to adjust the way you sleep each night, but nothing seems to keep your symptoms completely at bay. [Read more]

Lifestyle habits could reduce heartburn

Heartburn is a serious problem that affects 20- 40% of the population in the western world. It can interrupt your diet and lifestyle, causing a great pain and even agony. If you are experiencing serious reflux symptoms in Albany or anywhere else, you may want to consider a few ways that lifestyle changes can improve your heart burn and lessen your symptoms. [Read more]

How to Control GERD While Travelling

Everyday life can be exhausting, which is why many people enjoy taking vacations. However, even vacation can cause headaches of its own. This is especially true if you regularly experience GERD or heartburn. In order to fully enjoy your time off, heed these tips for managing heartburn while you’re away from home. [Read more]

10 Lifestyle Modification Tips to Prevent GERD

A number of home remedies and lifestyle changes have been proven to help prevent Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) for thousands of people who suffer from the disease. Often, what helps relieve one person’s heartburn may not touch the burning in the chest that another person feels, so it’s important to find out what works for you. [Read more]

Lifestyle changes for Mild Reflux

By making a few simple changes to your lifestyle, you can reduce the frequency and severity of your heartburn. [Read more]