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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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Back to School

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.

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Travel

Ultimate Reflux-Friendly Road Snacks

Eating typical road-fare can make reflux symptoms worse.

Risk Factors

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.

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Baby

Infant AR: Night-Time Acid Issues

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

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Medication

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.

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Diagnosis

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.

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Medication

PPI Medication and Childhood Fractures

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

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Treatment

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.

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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.

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Acid Reflux and Allergies: Is There a Connection?

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