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The Ultimate Guide to Food Options for a Healthy Body

Food is what fuels our bodies. No matter how you look at it, it’s important to be mindful of what you’re putting inside your body…especially if you suffer from diabetes, an autoimmune disease, or acid reflux. For this reason, I’ve compiled a bunch of my favorite food blogs. These blogs cover everything from what you […]

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Digestive System Mechanics: Why Your Health Is Dependent on a Healthy Gut

Not long ago, I published a blog that showcased the digestive system as the body’s second brain. Throughout that post, I shared some of the incredible things our digestive system is capable of doing such as… Controlling our emotions (depression/anxiety). Protecting us from getting sick (immune health). Preventing chronic diseases (diabetes, acid reflux, autoimmune diseases, […]

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The Digestive System: Your Body’s Second Brain

Pop quiz. What organ in your body controls emotions and stress levels, determines your need to consume food for energy, acts as a highway for hormones and other bodily chemicals, and alerts the body when you are ill? The correct answer is your digestive system. That’s right. Believe it or not, your body’s digestive system […]

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The Connection between Stress and Acid Reflux

Did I pay that bill? Is my spouse angry with me? Am I performing my best at work?   Every day, we face situations, questions, and dilemmas that create stress in our bodies…and that negative energy doesn’t simply disappear without consequences.   Chronic stress can cause or exacerbate a multitude of physical health problems, including […]

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To Drink or Not to Drink: Alcohol and GERD

It’s 5:00 p.m. on a Friday, and your coworker invites you to an office happy hour at the local bar.   Or maybe you’re at a wedding, and a server approaches you with a tray of glasses filled with champagne.   Both of these situations may give you pause or leave you feeling conflicted if […]

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3 Acid Reflux Risk Factors to Be Aware Of

Maybe you grew up hearing a parent complain about constant heartburn.   Or perhaps your best friend is always popping TUMS after meals to help with her indigestion.   If you know someone who suffers from GERD and acid reflux–particularly if it’s a blood relation–you may wonder what factors can make you susceptible to potentially […]

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5 Tips to Manage Acid Reflux While Traveling

As amazing of an experience as travel can be, it can throw you for a loop.   Changes in environment, constant movement, and different cuisine options can be especially challenging for those suffering from chronic conditions such as GERD or acid reflux.   The good news is that if you remain mindful and plan ahead, […]

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5 Ways to Stay Clear of Acid Reflux Trigger Foods

    There are certain combinations we know can lead to disastrous consequences.   Oil and fire. Alcohol and painkillers. Toddlers and Sharpies.   If you have been diagnosed with acid reflux, you may already be aware of the particular foods you need to avoid to prevent a flare-up of symptoms.   Sure, there’s a […]

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Do You Have These 5 Unusual Symptoms of Acid Reflux?

  When you think of acid reflux, your mind may travel to commonly associated problems—heartburn, nausea, bloating, and hiccups. But what you may not know is that there are a number of unusual symptoms of acid reflux.   In fact, some people can suffer from acid reflux without recognizing its manifestations or knowing what is […]

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Restoring Balance to Your Digestive System

Restoring balance to your digestive system, in the case of acid reflux, may not be a matter of too much acid, but too little. When you suffer from acid reflux or heartburn, your body reacts to an imbalance in your digestive system. The goal of curing your acid reflux is to restore balance to your body. […]

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Food Sensitivity and Your Acid Reflux

Food sensitivity plays a large role in your acid reflux, or at the very least, can be ruled out—or identified—by your physician. Some foods may have a subtle effect on you about because not all food allergies are obvious. This is sometimes the case for those with GERD—lifelong food allergies that they remain unaware of. […]

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