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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Food Additives That May Trigger Your Reflux

Ingredients in many of our common processed foods and sugar candies can be hard to find and harmful if eaten in excess.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Ways to Go Camping with Acid Reflux

Extended hikes, bike rides, or kayaking adventures can make AR symptoms worse temporarily. These tips can reduce the burn and help you enjoy more family time.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

How to Avoid an Esophageal Ulcer

Untreated acid reflux can have serious consequences. Here’s one to watch out for.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

5 Ways to Excel at Fall Sports with Acid Reflux

What to do and not to do to make sure you stay in the game and enjoying the season.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Ultimate Reflux-Friendly Road Snacks

Eating typical road-fare can make reflux symptoms worse.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Atypical Acid Reflux Signs

Most people are aware of the common heartburn acid reflux symptoms, but there are a host of symptoms that many people may not recognize and shouldn’t ignore.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Infant AR: Night-Time Acid Issues

These expert tips can help parents who are caring for a new infant with reflux, especially at night.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

The Risks of Acid-Reducing Drugs

Proton pump inhibitors are the most effective medicines for reducing stomach acid. But studies suggest those drugs have several serious downsides.

By Tim Gower

When 'Abdominal Migraine' Looks Like Acid Reflux

Abdominal migraine presents symptoms similar to acid reflux. Learn how to spot the differences between them and choose the right treatment.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

PPI Medication and Childhood Fractures

Did you know that children prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have a 22 percent increased risk of fractures?

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley