Another piece of research that points to diet-behavior as the best solution for GERD, gastritis and heartburn sufferes.
New research indicates a link between taking proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers and increased risk of Clostridium difficile infections.
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A very interesting study on the effects of acupuncture on GERD.
At the end of the article is a very intriguing section where "Researchers wonder whether having H. pylori helps prevent GERD and other diseases".
I wonder if there is any correlation between the increased number of anti-biotics have resulted in the decline of the Helicobacter pylori and other fauna in the stomach that can trigger transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESRs).
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An interesting article.
http://www.mercola.com/2002/oct/12/gerd.htm→ Continue reading “Non-Drug Options for GERD”
Here are some lists of foods that are safe, consumed with discretion, and to be avoided that I found on about.com.
||Foods With Little Potential to Cause Heartburn
||? Apple, fresh
? Apple, dried
? Apple juice
||? Baked potato
? Green beans
||? Ground beef, extra-lean|
? Steak, London Broil
? Chicken breast, skinless
? Egg whites
? Egg substitute
? Fish, no added
→ Continue reading “GERD Food Do’s and Don’ts”
Well, not the prettiest subject in the world, but I was recently diagnosed with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease), which is a malfunction of the sphincter at the top of the stomach (and/or other stomach/esophagael problems) that allows stomach acids to back up causing irritation and damage to the esophagus.
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I was diagnosed almost a month ago and have been following the direction of the ENT that did the endoscopy and made the diagnosis.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t → Continue reading “Good GERD Resources”