Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Children with GERD have a high sensitivity to many foods, making school snacks and lunch an especially challenging.  Communicate the child's condition and limitation to teachers and other people involved in their care throughout the day.  It is also easier to pack a bag lunch for children with reflux to better control their symptoms.

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What is GERD   Gastroesophageal reflux, also referred to as GERD or acid reflux, is when the contents of the stomach are returned to the esophagus. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is the muscle between the  esophagus and the stomach. The LES will normally open to allow food into the stomach and close to prevent it from returning…

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Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide, posted School Lunches and Acid Reflux When it comes to dealing with acid reflux in your school aged child you need to look long…

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Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide, posted Prepare Your Child and Your Child's… This is the first full week of school for many kids in our area.  It is…

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Jan Gambino, Health Guide, posted Going to College with Reflux: A Mom's… Somehow we both made it through the first year of college. She survived…

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Jenna, Health Guide, posted Going To College With Reflux: The First…   Senior year of high school came and went faster than I could…

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