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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

5 Tips for Managing Acid Reflux in College

Going to college can be extremely challenging for someone with acid reflux disease. The following five tips can help you stay healthy and to do your best throughout the semester.

 

Consider the quality of the food. Most colleges are feeding thousands of students several times a day. One of the ways they... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD

Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD, Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Did You Know These Symptoms Could Be Reflux?

Gastroesophageal reflux is the passage of gastric contents into the esophagus.  When this reflux of contents causes symptoms or damage to the lining of the esophagus, this is known as GERD.  Various factors work together to cause GERD, including the condition of the muscle sphincter at the lower esophagus, presence of a hiatal hernia,... Read moreChevron

posted 08/30/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Acid Reflux: Fact vs. Fiction

If you have acid reflux you may have noticed that there can be conflicting or confusing information out there.  This can make it really hard to make the right choices to care for your health and eliminate acid reflux symptoms.  Let's take some time to clear up some facts from fiction.

Milk helps sooth acid reflux.... Read moreChevron

posted 08/30/2015, 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

Parenting a Child With Acid Reflux

When we wrote our book, Making Life Better for an Infant with Acid Reflux, our son, Ben, was just a year old. I began writing this article when Ben was three years old. He is now 13 years old. I share this with you after someone recently came to talk to me about his seven-month-old son with digestive issues. This father wanted to know... Read moreChevron

posted 08/26/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

In Vitro Fertilization May Increase Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a common complaint from women during pregnancy.  The bigger the baby gets, the more pressure it puts on the stomach and LES, increasing reflux symptoms.  For most women their reflux symptoms will resolve as soon as they give... Read moreChevron

posted 08/26/2015, comments (0)|

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