Acid reflux is not limited to the United States. Parents and support groups from around the world contact us with questions about acid reflux. In England, there is a website and support group for U.K. parents called Babyreflux (babyreflux.co.uk). Here, parents can discover acid reflux products that are available to help them care for babies with acid reflux. This is the second SharePost providing answers to questions from the site's founder. These questions were submitted by parents of children with acid reflux. As you will see, the experiences of families living with acid reflux in England are shared by many of us. Read the first SharePost here . Q 1: Our daughter is now 8 months old and still regularly vomits her milk/solids despite having every medicine available for her, wedges for sleeping, supports for her car seat/buggy and all the usual techniques to avoid promoting the sicking up. At what point should we be seeing a change in the amount of fl...
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When the weather gets nicer, there seems to be more
opportunities for socializing at picnics, parties, and ball games. If you are
living with acid reflux , the increased opportunities for getting together with
your friends and family may seem to be both a blessing and a curse, especially
if drinking alcohol is a focus of the event. My goal for this week's SharePost
is to help you understand how drinking alcohol may adversely affect your acid
reflux, and to suggest some ways that you can still have your "cake" and eat it
Just as background information, in 1987, a few scientists
gathered together 17 healthy subjects, fed them dinner, then three hours later,
gave them four ounces of Scotch Whiskey and sent them to bed. That night,
almost half of the participants had nighttime acid reflux. What is most
interesting, is that none of these same subjects had reflux on the control
night (the night they went to bed without any alcohol).
Drinking alcohol may increase reflux in several ways...
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