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 >
Posted on Thursday, August 17th, 2017.
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2016.
If you suffer from chronic acid reflux, you might know the health risks associated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), risks such as dementia and heart attacks. PPIs are medications that lessen how much acid your stomach produces. Due to numerous ads on television and in magazines, it’s easy to think that antacids are a…Read More >
Posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2016.
You know your acid reflux trigger foods… Coffee. A juicy hotdog. Spaghetti. But that doesn’t mean you always avoid them. You may find yourself relying on antacids, H2 blockers, or proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) simply because you can’t seem to resist your favorite foods. I once had a group of employees who enjoyed chicken wings….Read More >