Digestive Health

GERD

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

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Banana and yogurt.
Nutrition

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.

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Treatment

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.

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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.

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Nutrition

Avoid Certain Foods With Acid Reflux?

If you live with acid reflux, friends have probably recommended that you cut certain foods — like coffee — from your diet, but does any evidence support this?

PPI medication prescription.

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.

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Lifestyle

Exercising With Acid Reflux: What You Should Know

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

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Risk Factors

Does Acid Reflux or Barrett’s Up Cancer Risk?

A 2018 study into the connections between acid reflux and cancer offers a reminder that reflux patients should stay vigilant about their health.

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Treatment

Can Self-Dosing OTC Reflux Meds Harm Your Child?

While easier access to reflux medications can be helpful, it can also lead to problems if you’re not careful.

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Symptoms

5 Fashion Tips to Reduce Reflux Symptoms

Clothes that don’t fit well can make your acid reflux symptoms worse, but these tips can help.

Living With

9 Tips for Exercising With Acid Reflux

Living with acid reflux brings a whole new meaning to “feel the burn.” Here’s how to exercise without exacerbating symptoms.