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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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

Acid Reflux Surgery: Open vs. Laparoscopic

Acid reflux surgeries consist of the traditional, open procedure or laparoscopic. Learn more about the benefits and risks of both types.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How to Help Your Child With Acid Reflux Transition Into Summer

If your child lives with acid reflux, summertime may include opportunities to eat more often or eat different kinds of foods. The following will help you keep your child with acid reflux feeling good throughout the summer.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Acid Reflux and Allergies: Is There a Connection?

For some patients, allergies can contribute to and even worsen acid reflux symptoms.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Talking to Your Older Child About Acid Reflux

Better communication with your child is essential in getting them the right treatment to keep their acid reflux (AR) under control.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley