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Tai Chi: Movement, Meditation and Heartburn Relief

Because of this, it may become tempting to stick with one conservative workout that you know will not be problematic, but doing so can quickly grow boring. If you become disinterested in and unmotivated by your fitness program, you won’t continue to get the same stress-busting, weight-controlling, digestion-boosting benefits. [Read more]

Stress Relief for GERD on the Go

Stress is a consistent trigger of heartburn in Georgia, but it’s also a natural part of life. As much as we’d like to, we cannot banish stress completely from our lives, and this is what makes it so important to learn stress management techniques as you work to control the symptoms of GERD. [Read more]

Relax Your Muscles to Relieve Acid Reflux

Preventing acid reflux and indigestion in Albany and Macon often amounts to watching what you eat, but a healthy diet isn’t all that helps. Stress is also a big contributor to the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and finding ways to manage it effectively can be an asset as you work to ease the discomfort of this condition. [Read more]

Acid Reflux or Anxious Reflux?

Stress and anxiety are the number one mental illnesses affecting Americans, and some experts argue they are the most common ailment of any kind at the moment—a statistic that is hard to argue based on the number of Americans who are stressed but haven’t sought support for the issue. Just under 20 percent of the adult population in the United States has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, and over 46 million people in the U.S were given Xanax prescriptions in 2010—the leading psychiatric medication [Read more]

Acid Reflux, a Stress Reaction?

If you are experiencing frequent acid reflux in Macon, then it is best to speak with your GERD surgeon right away. There are a lot of reasons that acid reflux may start to develop. Some people only experience heartburn and reflux after eating a spicy meal that causes indigestion, but others experience the lingering pain more often. [Read more]

Stress Relief World Tour

Though the latest “Great Recession” may have officially ended, many Americans still face trying economic hard times and are more stressed than ever as a result. For many of us, pressures at work and home demand such large chunks of our time that we never get the chance to sit back, relax and let the burdens of our daily lives melt away. [Read more]

Impact of Stress on GERD

Stress can cause many changes in the body. It can inhibit weight loss by causing the release of a hormone called cortisol, but can also cause Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), more commonly known as heartburn. The type and level of stress can result in short term acute conditions or more prolonged episodes. Yet along with the level of stress, the type of personality can also have a bearing on how stress affects the body. [Read more]

Don’t Let Stress Make You Sick

None of us wants to feel stressed, but you may assume that it’s a necessary part of adult life. Perhaps you think that everyone has stress from work or relationships or life in general, and so you don’t spend a lot of time worrying about how to get rid of it. [Read more]

When to Worry About Heartburn

Having a burning sensation in your chest can be scary, even if you’re pretty sure it’s just heartburn caused by acid reflux. How can you be sure the pain in your chest isn’t something more serious? [Read more]