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Doctor insights on: Foods That Do Not Cause Acid Reflux

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Is it true that the original cause of acid reflux is the inability to digest certain foods when you get older?

Is it true that the original cause of acid reflux is the inability to digest certain foods when you get older?

No: Reflux is due to malfunction of lower esophageal sphincter, increased abdominal pressure - usually due to obesity. See this site for more info.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001311/. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more


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Help please! Could bronchiatal allergy cause acid reflux in food?

Help please! Could bronchiatal allergy cause acid reflux in food?

The other way around: Acid reflux may cause uncontrolled bronchial asthma but not the other way around. However, if you have uncontrolled bronchial asthma requiring oral or systemic corticosteroid, acid reflux symptoms can be worse due to the side effects of steroid. ...Read more

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Can eating to much fast food block up your intestines and cause acid reflux?

Can eating to much fast food block up your intestines and cause acid reflux?

Probably Not, & Yes: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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What super food should I be eating to help alleviate acid which causes me bad heartburn and acid reflux p?

What super food should I be eating to help alleviate acid which causes me bad heartburn and acid reflux p?

No single food but: Diet can play a huge role in reversing this. Apple cider vinegar can temporarily alleviate symptoms but to permanently cure this you need a low carb diet as part of a program to rebalance your GI flora- see http://bit. Ly/1b1avqs
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; http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/heartburn.Html#acv. ...Read more

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Could acid reflux cause 5 yr old to be sick 3 times after 8 hrs of not eating any food? Seems fine so Not thinking sick bug, but brups b4 being sick

Could acid reflux cause 5 yr old to be sick 3 times after 8 hrs of not eating any food? Seems fine so Not thinking sick bug, but brups b4 being sick

It is possible: For a 5 year old to have reflux and to throw up 8 hours after eating preceded by a burp, but at that age, it is usually only a small quantity. A large vomitus x3, esp if food present, would suggest delayed stomach empyting, which has various causes, including constipation. If your child has reflux, he would most likely have been a spitter as an infant, when the diet consisted of only liquids. ...Read more

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After food poisoning, appetite down. Feel full w/ acid reflux after 40-50% normal portions. What is the science that causes that?

After food poisoning, appetite down. Feel full w/ acid reflux after 40-50% normal portions. What is the science that causes that?

Taste buds: The taste buds in your stomach (yes you have them there too - read about them in yourdoctorsorders. Com) will delay the emptying of the stomach so you will eat less and have reflux. ...Read more

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My bf kept on getting acid reflux, sometimes cause him to have heartburn. Is there any food/drink other than medicine he can take to heal over time?

My bf kept on getting acid reflux, sometimes cause him to have heartburn. Is there any food/drink other than medicine he can take to heal over time?

Try vinegar: The most important thing to so is try to eliminate the problem (often a food intolerance). Try eliminating all wheat and gluten. Also look at other common food allergies. Sometimes slow emptying of the stomach is the problem so taking a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar (not distilled) in a small glass of water can stimulate the stomach to function better. ...Read more

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I'm 27 & have mild/occasional acid reflux with certain food, not on any med. Is there really a need for me to get a upper endoscopy, only reason I even went to GI is trying to find the cause of my PACs but no dr seems to think its related anyways...

Trial of medication: At your age, assuming you do not have alarm symptoms (i.e., vomiting, trouble swallowing, weight loss, etc), you should be able to try a short course of acid reflux medication. If no improvement, an upper endoscopy may be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the cause of throwing up a ribbon of food? I have acid reflux and possibly am gluten intolerant.

What is the cause of throwing up a ribbon of food? I have acid reflux and possibly am gluten intolerant.

GERD, diverticulum.: This is very abnormal. U need 2 c a GI specialist 4 eval & tests. Could lead 2 aspiration with the worst outcome being death. ...Read more

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Any dairy = reflux/heartburn. Extreme fatty food = no heartburn, no reflux. No lactose milk = acid reflux too. What causes reflux then? Thank you.

Any dairy = reflux/heartburn. Extreme fatty food = no heartburn, no reflux. No lactose milk = acid reflux too. What causes reflux then? Thank you.

Milk protein Allergy: If the reflux is triggered by both lactose containing and lactose free milk, then you may have milk protein allergy. An allergic reaction releases histamine. Histamine in the stomach will increase acid production and cause stomach contractions which will push the acid up the esophagus. Try avoiding cows milk products and see if it helps. ...Read more

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Out of control anxietyhas now caused acid reflux. Foods are ok but liquids come right up my throat/ how long till I get better? My stomach goes nuts!

Take care of both: See someone for the anxiety and take something like Prilosec for the acid reflux. If this doesn't help, please go see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause neck and shoulder tension? Feels like food is stuck, wants to come up and swollen neck. No sore throat.

Does acid reflux cause neck and shoulder tension? Feels like food is stuck, wants to come up and swollen neck. No sore throat.

Yes it can.: Acid Reflux can cause Heart burn, Stomach irritation after you eat. If this has been untreated for years can lead to scarring of lower part of Esophagus and there by narrowing. Preventing the normal passage of food to stomach. And you can feel food is stuck in chest, throat.
There are other causes for this symptoms too.
I do not know your age.
Get examined by GI for definitive Dx ...Read more

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Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?

YES...: But so can other factors. All these symptoms sound very bothersome and I believe quite treatable. Please feel free to schedule an appointment for a more in depth assessment and adequate therapy.
Take care! ...Read more

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Which foods trigger acid reflux?

Lots: Fatty foods, spicy foods, tomatoes, caffeine, nicotine, chocolate, peppermint and late meals to name some if the most common. ...Read more

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Can not eating cause acid reflux?

Not usually: Unless you are doing a lot of drinking of fluids and laying down ...Read more

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What food to eat for acid reflux?

What food to eat for acid reflux?

Diet: If symptoms are related to gastroesophageal reflux then diet change, decreased total fat intake, avoid large meals, alcohol, acidy food, chocolate, etc. Sometimes dairy products such as yogurt and milk help; otc meds are available. Usual symptoms are chest pain and nausea. If symptoms become severe, see physician for exam and recommendations. ...Read more

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What are good foods for acid reflux?

Avoid: caffeine, alcohol and cigarette smoking and any food that makes it worse, Avoid laying down within 2 hours of eating, do not overeat, There are no foods that help it. ...Read more

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Any specific food to avoid acid reflux?

Any specific food to avoid acid reflux?

GERD prevention: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, nexium...). ...Read more

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Can white chocolate cause acid reflux?

Can white chocolate cause acid reflux?

Yes: White chocolate is just fat. Fat causes reflux. Plus it does not even taste like chocolate! ...Read more

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Can garcina gambogia cause acid reflux?

Can garcina gambogia cause acid reflux?

Gives U diarrhea...: Garcinia (gamboge) is a strong laxative, but as little as 200 mg of the drug can lead to abdominal pain and vomiting, and fatalities have been observed in doses of 4 grams. ...Read more

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Could prenatal pills cause acid reflux?

Yes: Yes they certainly can. The iron in those pills can also cause general indigestion, nausea, and constipation. Check with your physician if this is persistent. Might try taking them with a starch like mashed potatoes to see if that relieves some of the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of acid reflux?

What are the common causes of acid reflux?

Weak reflux valve: Certain foods increase acid production by the stomach such as tomato-based foods, alcohol, chocolate, caffeine, and spicy foods. Then if a person's natural anti-reflux valve at the top of the stomach is weak or failing, the acid goes up and burns the sensitive esophagus, causing heartburn. Avoiding those foods and acid meds can reduce the gerd episodes. Anti-reflux surgery can cure gerd. ...Read more

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What causes acid reflux and how do I fix it?

It is common: Acid reflux is caused by a weak muscle/sphincter at the junction of esophagus and stomach. As a result acid which is made in the stomach mover up and down the esophagus casuing inflammation of the esophagus as this lining is not used to the acidic environment. But there is good treatment for this condition...Medicines that can stop acid production are very useful to relieve these symptoms. ...Read more

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Symptoms of acid reflux? What causes acid reflux?

Symptoms of acid reflux? What causes acid reflux?

Acid reflux: The lower part of the esophagus has a sphincter that prevent the content of the stomach to go back up to it; when this sphincter does not work properly acid reflux occur. Greasy food, coffee, tomatoes, soft drinks, spicy food may cause acid reflux, the symptoms may include burning chest pain, cough specially at night, regurgitation etc... ...Read more

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What could be possible causes of bad acid reflux?

What could be possible causes of bad acid reflux?

See below: Excess acid production in the stomach can be treated with proton pump inhibitors. A hiatal hernia can contribute to acid reflux. Diet has a large influence. Learn what foods are most harmful.
Sleeping with the head elevated can help to minimize. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of acid reflux happening?

Sleep disorders: Sleep apnea results in a vacuum of the esophagus allowing entry of acid products from the stomach. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more