7 Common Acid Reflux Myths


Acid reflux is a reaction to spicy food.

If you’re an adult without acid reflux, you won't get it.

There is always regurgitation with reflux.

You should see improvement within one week of treatment.

Acid reflux disease can only be treated with medication.

If you don’t have heartburn, you don’t have reflux.

Reflux isn’t dangerous.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.


Davenport is the founder of Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored.