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Doctor insights on: Is It Okay To Eat Cinnamon If You Have Acid Reflux

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Is it okay to eat cinnamon if you have acid reflux?

Is it okay to eat cinnamon if you have acid reflux?

Maybe: Every person is different in their triggers for ace reflux and i would look at how your body reacts to it. There are some reports of cinnamon helping gerd and certainly it may trigger the symptoms in others. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Told earlier that cinnamon doesn't help acid reflux. Does apple cider vinegar help?

You need medicines: Acid reflux can be easily treated but not with any of the home remedies. You will need an antacid, preferably by seeing your doctor. If you want an alternative, take over the counter antacids like zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid which are old but inexpensive medicines. More modern medicines include prilosec(over the counter) or any of the ppis which are prescription drugs. Acid reflux requires ongoing treatment. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are okay to eat if you have acid reflux?

Please suggest what foods are okay to eat if you have acid reflux?

GERD: Avoid acidic foods: citrus, tomato, vinegar based salad dressings, strawberries. ...Read more

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What can you eat and drink if you have acid reflux?

What can you eat and drink if you have acid reflux?

Not so much WHAT...: Volume is an issue -- the more that's in your stomach, the higher the pressure. Eat smaller meals, and stay upright for at least an hour afterwards. Avoid tomatoes, citrus, chocolate, caffeine, peppermint, alcohol, and fatty foods -- these all make reflux worse. Milk may soothe the esophagus; otherwise there are no foods that help. Make sure you take a powerful acid blocker (prilosec) etc. ...Read more

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Which type of pizza can you eat if you have acid reflux?

Which type of pizza can you eat if you have acid reflux?

None : You could have almost pizza with whole grain crust, . No tomato sauce & small amount low fat cheese.( immitation pizza). ...Read more

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Which type of foods do you eat when you have acid reflux?

Which type of foods do you eat when you have acid reflux?

Avoid food triggers: Avoid food triggers and eat small meals 1 after eating wait 2t0 3 hours before going to bed or lying down 2 avoid mint, cocolate, alcohol, smoking and chewing tobaco, onions and caffeine 3 avoid spicy foods, tomatoes, oranges, 4 avoid large fatty meals and eat small frequent meals, dont over eat 5loose some weight if you are over weight and avoid wearing tight clothings. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods do you eat if you have acid reflux?

Fods: Avoid beverages that seem to trigger heartburn or make it worse, such as: coffee or tea (both regular and decaffeinated) other beverages that contain caffeine carbonated beverages alcohol avoid foods that seem to trigger your heartburn or make it worse, such as: citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons tomatoes and products that contain tomatoes, such as tomato sauce and salsa chocolate mint or. ...Read more

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