Simple Ways to Find Comfort for your Acid Reflux Symptoms

Can’t enjoy meals because you are struggling with your acid reflux symptoms? Is it hard to get a meal down without paying the price later with a fiery stomach? Fortunately, there are easy steps to take for acid reflux symptoms right at home.   Acid reflux is a common digestive complaint. A lot of people turn…

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Three Strategies for Relief from Acid Reflux Symptoms Without Antacids

If your heartburn syptoms are starting to make you feel like a junkie every time you head towards the medicine cabinet it might be time to give them up. Furthermore, you might be surprised that your beloved antacids actually have some unintended side effects. Even still, with all the negative side effects of long term…

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Why Acid Reflux Symptoms are Common in Pregnancy

As your baby grows, so does the likelihood of experiencing heart burn. Acid reflux symptoms are extremely common for many women in mid to late pregnancy. But, do you ever wonder why this happens to pregnant women?   You may have heard that your growing baby is taking up all the room in your belly,…

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Eat Healthy Fats for a Healthy Gallbladder

If you know someone who has had their gallbladder removed and yet still has symptoms, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common surgical procedures today – yet for many people it does not fix the problem. Want to keep your gallbladder and avoid gallbladder symptoms and problems like gallstones? Choosing healthy fats is…

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Hidden Cause Acid Reflux | What is Hiatel Hernia?

Acid reflux symptoms occur when the stomach acids that are required for digestion rise up into the esophagus. This can happen because the valve that separates the stomach from the esophagus is not working properly. The esophagus is the long tube that connects your throat to your stomach and it shouldn’t be exposed to stomach…

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Coffee May Reduce Risk of Developing Gallbladder Symptoms

Often times than not, your morning cup of coffee gets a bad rap. But, cheer up because recent research is indicating that your cup of joe might protect you against the development of gallbladder symptoms, especially those associated with the development of gallstones. Drinking one cup of coffee each day is part of the recommended…

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Read This Before You Reach for an Antacid for Acid Reflux Symptoms

It’s time to breakup with your antacid. Sure its been with you a long time. It’s been there through sleepless nights, memorable meals, even stayed with you at the Holidays. Every time there is a burning in your chest, antacids are there to soothe the pain without a second thought. But if acid reflux becomes…

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Five Simple Ways to Avoid Gallbladder Symptoms

Do you ever feel a pain in your stomach? Or underneath your right rib cage? Does it always happen to come right after indulging in your favorite fatty-filled meal?  Well, that might be your gallbladder crying for help. Below are 5 very doable lifestyle and diet changes that you can use to prevent gallbladder symptoms:…

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The Surprising Food that May be Behind your Acid Reflux Symptoms

O.K. so you’ve tried eliminating the problem foods – tomatoes, citrus -maybe you’ve even taken the plunge and given up the coffee. But still, your esophagus is burning.  So what’s the problem? Research is beginning to show a correlation between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gluten intolerance. In fact, the incidence of acid reflux symptoms…

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5 Commonly Missed Acid Reflux Symptoms | and a Hidden Cause

If you suffer from acid reflux, then you know the discomfort of the burning sensation that creeps up the back of your throat. However, there are other acid reflux symptoms that you may not be aware of: Sore throat with coughing Nausea, especially at night Bloated feeling, burping Uncontrollable hiccups Feeling like food is stuck in…

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Could Acid Reflux Symptoms Indicate an Underlying Autoimmune Disease?

Ever wonder what GERD actually stands for? Well, its Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and it’s plaguing a lot more people than you might think. And for those who are suffering are familiar with downing antacids after meals much like popping breath mints on a date night. However, the next time you go to reach for your handy…

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Should I Try Fasting to Lose Weight and Feel Better?

Drastically reducing calorie intake has been promoted as the best path to increased life span as well as the essential approach to weight loss. Is Fasting Good for You? A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discusses Intermittent Fasting as a type of calorie restriction. The problem with simply counting calories is that there is no focus…

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The Best, Most-Affordable Test for Gluten Intolerance

If someone in your immediate family has been diagnosed with celiac disease, a form of gluten intolerance,  research shows that you have a 1 in 22 chance of developing the same problem. Celiac Disease is just one from of gluten intolerance. Even if you don’t test positive for it, if you have health symptoms that are…

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Do You Really Need to Avoid Gluten?

Wondering what all the buzz is about gluten and if you should avoid it? Let’s talk about what gluten is and why it’s a problem for so many people. What is Gluten? Gluten is the large, sticky, complex protein found in several grains that provide the chewy, tender texture to bread, pasta and other flour…

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A Simple Step to Reduce Brain Stress and Improve Your Health

After all the holiday indulgences it can be tempting to think that a few days of fasting will help you lose that 5 extra pounds. Well, it turns out that while fasting is not a great way to lose weight, it does actually have some benefit for your brain. If you’re tempted by the “eat…

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