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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

6 Acid Reflux Signs You Might Miss

Most people know the basic symptoms of acid reflux- burning and pain in the throat and chest.  However, there are many symptoms that people may not associate with acid reflux, which can delay treatment.  Check out these symptoms to see if you may be dealing with acid reflux and don't forget to mention them to your physician.
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posted 07/30/2015, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Could An Avocado a Day Help Keep the Cardiologist Away?

That was the question researchers at Pennsylvania State University recently tried to answer (Indivero, 2015). The initial findings do show that adding an avocado to your daily diet could lower bad cholesterol. Researchers tested three different diets, all designed to lower cholesterol and included one lower-fat diet and two moderate fat diets.... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2015, comments (0)|
Erica Sanderson

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Acid Reflux

What is acid reflux?

 

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a chronic digestive condition where the lower esophageal sphincter or muscles fail to work properly. As a result, gastric acids from the stomach flow backwards up into the esophagus (an... Read moreChevron

posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

GERD and Dental Erosion

It can be hard to keep up with all the medical appointments that are needed before school resumes in the fall. Even so, it is important that you try your best to make or keep your dental appointment if you or your child is living with acid reflux disease. It is estimated that more than 75 percent of patients with GERD have dental erosion... Read moreChevron

posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Carrot Cake Pancakes

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux-friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple recipe that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe... Read moreChevron

posted 07/16/2015, comments (0)|

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