Blog

The Link between Inflammation and GERD


Posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017.

If you have acid reflux and you’ve sought help at the doctor’s office, you may have walked away from your appointment with a prescription that brought welcome relief. However, perhaps you’re finding you traded physical relief for your mental peace of mind. While you now have decreased symptoms, you’re not sure pills are the best…

Read More >

Probiotics for Acid Reflux: 5 Foods to Put in Your Shopping Cart


Posted on Thursday, September 14th, 2017.

If you suffer from chronic GERD—but aren’t convinced that PPIs or H2 blockers are best for your health—it’s normal to begin searching for natural remedies. More than likely, you understand that a pill won’t solve your underlying struggles with digestive health—and that the key to stopping your painful burning symptoms isn’t found in a prescription…

Read More >

The Bulimia & Acid Reflux Connection


Posted on Thursday, August 17th, 2017.

In many industrialized countries, there’s a lot of societal pressure to look a certain way and be a certain size. Unfortunately, correlating self worth with body weight has led many people to unhealthy obsessions and preoccupations with their body’s figure and the number on the scale. Bulimia, anorexia, and other eating disorders have become increasingly…

Read More >

Can I Treat Acid Reflux Naturally?


Posted on Thursday, July 13th, 2017.

Recurrent acid reflux can put you at a crossroads.   When you have GERD, you may feel a pill or prescription is your only way to ease your symptoms. But you’re torn between your desire for relief and your nagging fear that medication isn’t best for your health. The result is a dilemma that leaves…

Read More >

What You Should Know about PPI Risks and Gut Health


Posted on Thursday, June 8th, 2017.

  For many acid-reflux sufferers, taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is insurance for a life without the painful symptoms of GERD. However, the promise of freedom from acid reflux symptoms comes loaded with risks. If you review medical literature, you’ll unearth research that demonstrates PPIs are associated with dangerous health problems, such as dementia, heart…

Read More >

The Side Effects of H2 Blockers


Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017.

Your acid reflux struggles might have begun with occasional heartburn, hiccups, and belching. But as your symptoms progressed to chronic GERD, so did your search for relief. If you consulted a doctor about your acid reflux, more than likely, you received an all-too-common recommendation—medication. During your visit, your practitioner probably discussed the different prescriptions you…

Read More >

7 Recipe Ideas for GERD Patients 


Posted on Friday, April 28th, 2017.

The nausea, bloating, and burning symptoms of chronic acid reflux can create problems that extend beyond physical discomfort. Like others with GERD, you may find that your favorite foods begin to trigger your heartburn. The result can be an ever-narrowing diet that leaves you frustrated. As eating at a restaurant becomes difficult, you may begin…

Read More >

5 Healing Foods for GERD Patients


Posted on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017.

Many people who suffer from GERD and acid reflux can feel like food is their enemy. After all, many types of food can trigger bouts of heartburn, nausea, and esophageal pain. Once you understand the underlying causes of acid reflux, you’ll find there are many food which are not only safe, but can also help…

Read More >

Acid Reflux Risks Factors: What to Know and What to Do


Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017.

If you or someone you love suffers from constant heartburn, it’s only natural to wonder what triggered the painful symptoms. Maybe you daily experience the burning and nausea that comes with GERD. Or perhaps someone in your family suffers from chronic acid reflux, and you’re wondering what factors increase the likelihood that you’re next. There…

Read More >

5 Ways Chronic Acid Reflux Damages Your Health


Posted on Thursday, January 12th, 2017.

When you have chronic acid reflux, it’s easy to focus on the obvious health problems you experience on a daily basis—the burning sensations after meals, the excessive hiccups, and the nausea. Chronic acid reflux can create more damage to your health than you may realize. Without knowing it, you could be developing serious health problems…

Read More >