Tuesday, September 01, 2015

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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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I have been asked many times by parents to define aspiration in reference to GERD and how to prevent it. Aspiration occurs in 10-20% of patients with GERD and is the inhalation of stomach contents into the respiratory symptoms. The lumen of the right main broncus of the lung is most likely to be where aspirated contents wind up because it is…

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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…

09/29/10

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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…

08/27/10

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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…

08/24/10

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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 have…

08/24/10

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