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What Is Heartburn Resources

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Dietary Tips for Digestive Distress

You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time...  Read more

Keeping a Heartburn Journal

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms (like heartburn and acid regurgitation) that usually occur after meals. An exact cause of GERD hasn’t been pinpointed, but certain foods and lifestyle habits seem to trigger GERD...  Read more

Top 25 Summer Heartburn Triggers

Chili dogs, chocolate ice cream, and cherry cola. Summer brings a lot of tempting treats. But unfortunately, many of these warm weather foods can leave your belly more than a little upset—especially if you're prone to heartburn. Check...  Read more

Chew Slowly to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Hi! I am new here!
Updated 7/24/2014 10:51:14 PM

Hi my name is Katie. I play volleyball, basketball, and I love being outside. I also love spending time with my friends and family. I am looking to lose about 15 pounds and make better eating choices! ...  Read more

Am I a good candidate for liposuction?
Updated 7/28/2014 4:41:57 PM

My belly is driving me nuts! It seems the only way to be rid of my lower belly pooch is to suck it out! Should I be saving for a liposuction? Is it the only way?...  Read more

think i am doing everything right
Updated 7/28/2014 11:43:35 AM

so i have been exercising 5 days a week and i eat the appropriate foods and get my calories. but last week i was at a 46lbs weight loss and this week i am up to a 43lbs weight loss. i don't know what i am doing wrong. i am ovulating so i don't know i...  Read more

I am READY!!
Updated 7/21/2014 4:09:29 PM

Hey Peeps, I'm new here O.o...Kinda nervous and Excited I'm 22 (i'll be 23 in August) and I'm 4' 10" and im trying to lose about 33lbs by the end of the year( i weight 145lbs, i want to weight 112 lbs) . I would like to make friends who are will...  Read more

I am reaching out.
Updated 7/28/2014 3:37:36 PM

I am back. I have been on this weight loss journey so many times, with no success. The scale goes up and up. I know it is because of me, lack of motivation, poor eating habits, no excersize.I feel so defeated. I start, when I wake do good for breakf...  Read more

WHAT CAUSES HEARTBURN?

The lining of the stomach secretes acids that are used to help digest foods. The acid becomes concentrated if you do not eat for long periods. Obesity, coffee, cirtus drinks, alcohol and even some meds can cause heartburn. Even minty toothpaste can c...  Read more

Bananas~More Helpful Than You Think!!!!

As I ate my banana-topped oatmeal this morning,I was surprised to read in the Doctor'sBook of Food Remedies by Selene Yeager & the editors of Prevention magazine,that bananas can help LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE! They are rich in POTASSIUM and that is why!...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

10 Things You Should Know About Heartburn

Heartburn is a serious condition, and living with it takes a toll on you. But staying informed about what causes it, how to treat it and when it may be more than just indigestion can be helpful when it comes to managing discomfort.1. Heartburn isn&rs...  Read more

3 Myths about Heartburn

Myth #1: You should avoid spices.Reality - "Seasonings won't necessarily cause acid reflux," says Douglas Adler, M.D., an associate professor of medicine at the University of Utah. "The real culprits are usually acidic foods l...  Read more

80 Maintenance weeks and my curious lack of heartburn

I'll bask in a full ticker while I can, before it throws another chunk on there. Not sure if it goes to 100 or 120 or what. Or if it changes tomorrow or next Wednesday. I was having severe anxiety last night, verging on anxiety attacks, thou...  Read more

Day32 Heartburn is not fun!!!

Changing my foods has caused heartburn....feeling better but it's rough!!...  Read more