Tips for Preventing Exercise-Induced Heartburn

Posted: Aug 12 in Reflux Blog by

Many people exercise to feel the burn. Muscle burn that is, not heartburn. Unfortunately, some people who exercise vigorously, experience the uncomfortable burning in the esophagus and throat, referred to as exercise-induced Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). If this is you, taking a few precautions before exercising will have you feeling the “right” kind of burn. [...]

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4 Tips for Preventing Night Time Heartburn

Posted: May 17 in Reflux Blog by

Heartburn is often a symptom of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and if you have it, you know how much of a pain it is — especially at night. Night time heartburn can make it difficult to get a full night’s rest, and once it has started, it’s often challenging to get rid of it. A much better strategy is preventing it from happening in the first place. These four night time heartburn prevention tips will have you dreaming of your sweet Atlanta in no time:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Heartburn

Posted: May 03 in Reflux Blog by

Many people will suffer from heartburn at some point in their lives. It’s estimated that 40% of all American adults have experienced heartburn within the last month alone. Learning the different causes and ways to manage heart burn may help answer some of your own heartburn related questions.

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Heartburn Self Care Strategies

Posted: Feb 14 in Reflux Blog by

Heartburn is a painful condition that is quite common in the Atlanta area. It’s also a condition that you can help to treat — and prevent — on your own. When you have heartburn, stomach juices make their way from your stomach into your esophagus. Because your esophagus doesn’t have as much protection against harsh acids that your stomach does, it can cause pain.

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The Heartburn -Tobacco Connection

Posted: Jun 20 in Reflux Blog by

While you’ve probably already heard that quitting smoking can reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and lung disease, there may be a more immediate effect of giving up tobacco. Tobacco of any kind, including cigars, pipes, chew, and snuff, can cause heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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Heartburn Pain – is it Serious?

Posted: Jun 10 in Reflux Blog by

Being informed about heartburn can help you to treat it, avoid it, or be aware if it’s a sign of other, more severe health issues. Heartburn, a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is caused when the valve between your esophagus and your stomach isn’t operating properly and allows stomach acid to reflux into your esophagus.

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Heartburn and Asthma

Posted: Apr 10 in Reflux Blog by

There seems to be a link between adults with asthma and GERD, a disease associated with frequent acid reflux and heartburn.

It’s estimated that 75% of people with asthma also suffer from GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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Relieving Asthma Symptoms from Heartburn

Posted: Mar 20 in Reflux Blog by

If you have asthma and GERD, it’s important that you take any asthma medication that your doctor prescribes, as well as avoid any known asthma triggers as much as possible. You should also work to address your GERD symptoms, as this can reduce your heartburn and potentially alleviate some of your asthma symptoms.

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Heart Burn Prevention: Tips For Spicy Food Lovers

Posted: Dec 20 in Reflux Blog by

If you suffer from heartburn you already know that spicy foods tend to be a trigger. While there is no solution that is perfect, there are some things you can try to see what your body will and will not tolerate.

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Foods That Trigger Heartburn

Posted: Dec 10 in Reflux Blog by

The foods that trigger heartburn can vary a great deal from person to person.

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