Exercise and activity that puts pressure on the stomach can trigger acid reflux and GERD symptoms. Work out on an empty stomach or at least 2 hours after eating. Try low impact exercise like yoga and cycling.
Several of you have written to the HealthCentral Network, inquiring if acid reflux should prevent you from doing physical exercise. One individual who wrote in was especially concerned because he is enlisted as a Marine, and his job requires frequent physical activity. For those of you wondering about the relationship between acid reflux and…