GERD Diet and Lifestyle

/ October 4, 2011/ Default, General/ 1 comments

A GERD-friendly Diet and Lifestyle             There are certain foods and lifestyle changes that can help ease the symptoms of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Certain foods and beverages are more likely to trigger heartburn, including: Citrus fruits—tomatoes, oranges, and their juices Fried/fatty food: bacon, chicken skin Spicy foods Alcohol, caffeine Chocolate Peppermint, spearmint Some of these foods, such as

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An Update on GERD

/ October 3, 2011/ Default, General/ 1 comments

An Update on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Recently, the US Department of Healthcare & Quality released a report comparing different treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease. The first line of treatment is usually medications, which can either be proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine-2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs). PPIs are the more common of the two and you may have heard of some

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