It sounds like some horrible disease from ancient times, but it is actually more common than you would think. The result of a weakened muscle in the lower esophagus, Gerd occurs more frequently at night. This is due to the heavier meals we eat in the evening and going to bed on a full stomach. GERD diets are a necessity. Continue reading
Some people do not realize the spitting up babies are famous for is actually a form of infant acid reflux. Just the common conception that babies usually spit up after being fed is looked upon as a normal thing.
In fact, they may actually have acid reflux. This is a normal problem for many babies from birth to about three months. There are a few things to look for when trying to determine if this is the case with your baby. Continue reading
Did you know wearing tight clothing could be the cause heartburn? The constant pressure against the stomach will put pressure on the lower esophageal (LES) sphincter and will allow food to go into the esophagus. Continue reading
If you haven’t suffered with it, chances are someone close to you has experienced Acid Reflux GERD. Frequently known as heartburn, this is a condition in which the acid in the stomach backs up into the esophagus.
This can cause temporary discomfort, easily relieved for some all the way up to extreme pain and can cause esophagitis (damage to the throat). So, how do you know if this is what you are suffering with, and what can you do to relieve symptoms of acid reflux GERD? Continue reading
It is 3 a.m. and you are wide awaking suffering as you have never suffered before. What is the problem that is depriving you of the sleep you need?Acid reflux.
This is one of the most common problems reported by people today. They go to sleep and in a few hours they are up wide awake clutching their chest and wondering if this is what dying feels like. The only thing wanted is acid reflux relief!
Have you ever been jolted from your sleep in the middle of the night with heartburn so bad that it made you sick? If you are like thousands of others and suffer from acid reflux, you know it is worse when you lie down. The reason behind this is that acid reflux is the back up of the contents of the stomach into your esophagus. When this happens either you will get heartburn or chest pain that feels like you are having a heart attack.
The reason this happens more at night is you are lying in bed and the contents of the stomach are free to come right on up to the esophagus. There is no gravity for it to fight. There are doctors who have recommended elevating the head of your bed and sleeping on an acid reflux pillow wedge. Continue reading
Today there are many people who are dealing with acid reflux problems. If you are one of them, no doubt you’d like to find some relief. While there are medications available, many people are not thrilled with the idea of taking medications on a regular basis for their acid reflux problems, especially with all the dangerous side effects that often come with prescription medications.
This painful condition includes burning pain in the throat and chest, sour or acidy taste in the mouth, bloating, and nausea after eating. If allowed to continue for a long period, it leads to difficulty in swallowing, ulcers, and can result in permanent scarring. Continue reading
Acid Reflux, also known as GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) is a very common ailment, afflicting millions of people all over the world. While there is no consensus on exactly what causes acid reflux disease symptoms or what is the best remedy for acid reflux, everyone can agree on one thing- it is an extremely unpleasant condition to have. Continue reading