Nine Tips for Exercising with Acid Reflux
Regular physical activity is almost universally beneficial to every man, woman and child alive. However, people who suffer from Acid Reflux disease or even occasional heartburn may experience worsened symptoms during physical activity. Here are 10 things you should know about working out with acid reflux to consider as you develop a workout routine. Be sure to consult your doctor before you start any kind of fitness regimen.
Physical Activity Will Increase Gastroesophageal Reflux
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Unfortunately, this is the plight of the reflux sufferer. Many studies have shown and confirmed that vigorous physical activity will stir up acid in the stomach and cause it to spill into the esophagus. One study found three times more stomach acid in the esophagus of those who were exercising compared to those who were at rest.
This does not mean don't work out, it does mean you must take precautions when you do.