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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

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Grilled Plantains with Brown Sugar Glaze

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 menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for... Read moreChevron
posted 08/21/2014, 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

The Timing and Dosage of Reflux Medication Matters

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are acid-suppressive drugs that can provide sustained relief from symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). PPIs work by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach by blocking the enzyme in the stomach that produces acid. The common names of PPIs in the United States are Prilosec, Prevacid, Aciphex,... Read moreChevron
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Naps May Increase Acid Reflux

Many people with acid reflux find that they have an increase in symptoms when they lay down to sleep.  Recent research has shown that adults with acid reflux have more of these symptoms when they nap than they do when they lay down to sleep at night (1). These naps also had longer duration of reflux events as well as lower pH values.While it... Read moreChevron
posted 08/06/2014, 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: Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

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 menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2014, comments (0)|
robichris

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Chairman, Barrett's Wessex (www.barrettswessex.org.uk)

Aspiration of Upper esophageal reflux (LPR)

From my own personal history, reinforced by comments on a number of forums and facebook groups, I have identified a number of symptoms which may be attributable to aspirated reflux via the upper oesophageal sphincter - LaryngoPharyngeal Reflux - (many of which may not yet be acknowledged by doctors). Now I need to establish prevalence. It would... Read moreChevron

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