Natural remedies

5 Food Substitutes for GERD Triggers

Posted on Sunday, April 15th, 2018.

Going grocery shopping. Ordering delivery on your lunch break. Going on a date at a fancy new restaurant. Getting together with friends for a potluck. There are countless occasions in our lives in which food is involved. It’s no wonder that when we’re told to rule out certain foods or add in food substitutes to…

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Naturally Ease Infant Acid Reflux

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016.

Acid reflux is common in infants. It’s a condition that can make both your baby’s life and your life miserable when not treated properly. Thankfully, there are several ways you can naturally ease infant acid reflux symptoms from home. The first step is to determine if your baby has acid reflux. It’s common for infants…

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3 Strategies to Get Off Your PPIs

Posted on Thursday, May 12th, 2016.

  If you suffer from acid reflux, you know the reality of living in constant discomfort. The idea of getting off your PPI medications is unthinkable. Your world revolves around managing the harmful effects of acid reflux flare-ups. And at the end of the day, you are willing to try anything and everything to tame…

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Acid Reflux Treatments: Nutrition versus Proton Pump Inhibitors

Posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2016.

The treatment of choice for acid reflux, the proton pump inhibitor or PPI, is no treatment at all. A PPI is a type of drug that produces a profound reduction in the stomach’s production of gastric acid (stomach acid). Most doctors believe too much stomach acid causes acid reflux, so decreasing that acid is how…

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Common Treatments for Acid Reflux that Don’t Work

Posted on Thursday, December 10th, 2015.

You don’t need a pill to treat acid reflux. In fact, the pills most often prescribed by doctors don’t work and are often harmful to you. One of the biggest myths of treating acid reflux is that it can only be managed by prescription. This isn’t true. We treat acid reflux every day without a…

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Why Your Acid Reflux Medication Does More Harm Than Good

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015.

Are you making your acid reflux worse by taking the traditional acid reflux medications your doctor has prescribed? Are you on one of the big three acid reflux medications (Nexium, Prilosec, or Prevacid), and feel worse than you did before you started? Were you told that if you didn’t take these meds, you’d end up…

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Acid Reflux – More Common Than You Think

Posted on Thursday, July 16th, 2015.

Photo credit: Yevgeniy Shpika Acid reflux is more common than you may think. So far, more than 3 million Americans suffer from acid reflux. It is estimated that one in five adults experiences acid reflux symptoms on a regular basis. Research indicates many more Americans have acid reflux than are diagnosed. If you think you might…

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Natural Approach: The Safe, Effective Treatment for Acid Reflux

Posted on Thursday, December 11th, 2014.

Many GERD sufferers use over-the-counter medications as their first step for ridding themselves of that uncomfortable, burning sensation, but there’s a catch: OTC medicines are designed to mask symptoms but not actually treat them. And that means people pay money to ignore the problem—and not to rid themselves of acid reflux. In contrast, a natural…

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7 Herbs that Soothe Acid Reflux Symptoms

Posted on Thursday, November 13th, 2014.

Herbal remedies can be used as handy DIY treatments for a number of ailments, particularly acid reflux. Nutritional research indicates that herbal intake enables aids in the process of riding your body of acid reflux, heartburn, and indigestion. Consider some the following herbal remedies the next time you feel a bout of acid reflux coming…

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