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Acid Reflux

6 Natural Remedies for Heartburn Relief | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Kimberly Jordan Allen Acid reflux is an unpleasant sensation many people experience. Thankfully, there are plenty of natural remedies for heart...

Don't Eat Pizza Before Bed, and Other Advice for Acid-Free Slumber

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

It actually takes the stomach three to four hours to empty out. When you lie down immediately after a big meal, not only is your stomach still churning out hydrochloric acid, an entire acidic food mixture is just sitting there.

10 Crazy Baby Terms You Need to Laugh About Now

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 04.19.2015 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

The reflux DOES go away, your baby WILL start sleeping through the night and yes, she WILL learn to take the bottle. So while everything may seem chaotic right now, after about a year that haze will lift and you will actually laugh about some of your current worries. Promise.

No, If A Baby Is Hungry, She Will Not Eat

Samira Khan | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents
Samira Khan

When a child is hungry, she will not necessarily eat.

6 Surprising Things I Learned From A Visit To The ER

Mindy Trotta | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty
Mindy Trotta

I have a friend whose husband says she suffers from IDS... Instant Death Syndrome. In other words, she's a hypochondriac.

4 Things You Can Fix About Your Aging Body

Next Avenue | Denise Logeland | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Denise Logeland Most of the time, we should hold on to our wallets (and our dignity) when someone tells us we can lo...

"Worst Cook In America" Embarks On A Culinary Mission

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste
Tinatin Japaridze

My culinary "handicap" eventually became a joke among my closest friends.

Why I'm Canceling My AARP Membership

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

For years, I renewed my membership automatically without giving it much more thought than I do to changing my socks once a month. But now I've decided to turn in my card. We're done, AARP. Bye bye. I hereby resign.

8 Worst Foods For Your Digestion

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Have you ever felt gassy, bloated or experienced an extreme case of heartburn after a meal? That uncomfortable, tummy...

7 Steps to Reverse Acid Reflux

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

44 percent of Americans have heartburn at least once a month. 25 to 35 percent have reflux. It causes tremendous problems, and nobody is asking why. Is there some other factor that's driving this epidemic?

The Battle With Worry

Valerie Giapoutzis | Posted 06.24.2013 | College
Valerie Giapoutzis

My thoughts scattered my brain, causing a mismatch of thoughts that led to the feeling of a pit lodged in my stomach. But how do you control something like that? How do you defend yourself against a feeling that seems so miniscule yet so overwhelming and disastrous at the same time?

My Desperate Wish For A Second Chance At Breastfeeding

Kim Simon | Posted 06.11.2013 | Parents
Kim Simon

I've been an advocate for formula-feeding without shame, and I believe with every ounce of my mama heart that babies who are nourished with formula are still fed with love. Still, I am desperate to nurse.

Acid Reflux Problem? The Warning On the Pill's Label Says Use for 14 Days

Tom DeMeester, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom DeMeester, M.D.

It is time for those suffering with GERD to take a hard look at their daily eating and drinking habits, learn about this painful and chronic condition, and take an active role in managing their disease.

Acid Reflux Medications Are Big Drug Muggers Causing Many Side Effects

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph. | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzy Cohen, R.Ph.

Regardless of what medication you take, it can be a drug mugger of essential nutrients, thus causing all sorts of side effects. Take a look at all of the potential side effects resulting from nutrient depletion, which might (if they go unrecognized) get you diagnosed with a new disease.

Heartburn Over The Holidays? 10 Dos And Don'ts For Acid Reflux

Posted 12.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Between the rich treats, celebratory drinks and free days to laze about, the holidays are prime time for heartburn. While some people may just suffer ...

8 Foods That Could Trigger Acid Reflux

Posted 11.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Occasional heartburn is one thing, but those who suffer from chronic conditions like acid reflux syndrome can feel the burning sensation of the stomac...

Acid Reflux and Other Uninvited Guests

Monica Wyche | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

My pregnant friends welcomed me to the club, a club that pops little purple pills, sleeps sitting up and whose members eschew nachos in favor of oatmeal. I do not want to be in this club.

Surprising Symptoms Of Acid Reflux

Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner Acid reflux is such a common problem you'd think it would be simple to spot and treat. But sometimes acid reflux symptoms are ...

One Thing I Won't Feel Guilty About

Jamie Anne Richardson | Posted 05.19.2012 | Parents
Jamie Anne Richardson

I believe that women should have the right to choose whether formula or nursing is best for them without the guilt and judgement of other moms.

Use Of Stress, Antidepressant Meds Show High Correlation With The Jobless Rate: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

The job market is weak, and not looking like it will get substantially better any time soon. And if prescription medication patterns are any indicatio...

Dust And Stress From 9/11 Linked To Acid Reflux: Study | By Amanda Gardner | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living

People exposed to the terror and dust of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center have higher rates of asthma and post-traumatic stress than those w...

When Heartburn Becomes Something To Worry About

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

But if you have two or more heartburn or acid reflux episodes every week, or if the attacks interfere with your life and keep you awake at night, you should see your doctor.

'Mass Psychosis In The U.S.'

Al Jazeera | James Ridgeway | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

Has America become a nation of psychotics? You would certainly think so, based on the explosion in the use of antipsychotic medications. In 2008, with...

When Common Acid Indigestion Takes You Beyond the Pink

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While acid reflux is very common, it is far from insignificant. If you're chugging a pink drink or chewing up antacid tablets twice a week or more, pay attention.

Foods To Calm Holiday Heartburn (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you're prone to heartburn or have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain days may fill you with dread. What could be worse than a food-rel...