GERD

Learn about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and acid reflux, including reflux-friendly recipes, tips for dining out, treatments, and more.

How to Enjoy a Backyard Barbecue With GERD

Having acid reflux doesn’t have to get in the way of summer fun, as long as you plan ahead and eat smart.

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GERD, Acid Reflux, and Heartburn: Know the Differences

Heartburn, GERD, indigestion, and reflux are all different words to describe similar issues. But there are subtle and important differences.

By Sara Suchy

Does Your Teen Have Acid Reflux or an Eating Disorder?

Could potential signs of an eating disorder simply just indicate acid reflux in your child? Learn why these two conditions may get confused.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Reflux Free Meal Plan for a Week

Looking for meal ideas that won't leave you with reflux? We've got you covered for seven whole days with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Foods That May Ease Your Acid Reflux

Changing your diet can have a huge impact on acid reflux symptoms, which include heartburn, dry cough and vomiting. Here are some foods to consider adding to your diet to help.

By Erica Sanderson

3 Caffeine-Free Teas for Acid Reflux

If you have acid reflux, you may want to avoid caffeine. But there are some caffeine-free tea choices that may actually help your symptoms.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

10 Foods to Avoid with Acid Reflux

Some foods and drinks are more likely to trigger reflux symptoms than others. We’ve compiled a list of 10 foods that you may want to avoid to feel your best.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

5 GERD-Friendly Summer Recipes

These tasty recipes, from appetizer to dessert, will make your mouth water — without that reflux burn.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Should You Really Avoid Whole Groups of Food With Acid Reflux?

For the most part, there is not enough evidence to avoid entire groups of food, according to the American College of Gastroenterology Clinical Practice Guidelines.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Common Heartburn Meds Increase Pneumonia Risk in Seniors

A class of drugs used to reduce stomach acid in people with heartburn or ulcers may not be completely safe for older adults, according to a recent study.

By Diane Domina

Exercising With Acid Reflux: What You Should Know

Learn which exercises are best and other tips to help prevent reflux from worsening.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Meet the Experts

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.