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Is it safe to eat barley when you have acid reflux?

Is it safe to eat barley when you have acid reflux?

Should be fine: Should be fine. Anti-reflux measures that you should consider include eating small meals, avoiding excesses of alcohol and elevating the head of your bed. ...Read more

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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Can you tell me which foods are safe to eat when you have acid reflux?

GERD: Foods that make the stomach produce extra acid are many though you should avoid large fatty meals that take longer to digest and require lots of time and enzymatic breakdown in the stomach. You should also avoid spicy foods, foods with high acid concentration ie. Citric fruits, caffeine, and alcohol are the most common. Any lighter foods are ok chicken, rice, fish, vegetables. ...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

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Could you tell me what happens when you eat too much and you have acid reflux?

Could you tell me what happens when you eat too much and you have acid reflux?

More reflux!: The more food in your stomach, the higher the pressure, and more reflux. 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.
Make sure you take a powerful acid blocker (prilosec/prevacid) to avoid acid damage on the esophagus (and cancer!). Good luck! ...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 foods should you eat or beverages to drink when you have acid reflux?

Which foods should you eat or beverages to drink when you have acid reflux?

Not so much WHAT...: But how much -- the more in your stomach, the higher the pressure, more reflux. 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 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, don't 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 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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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

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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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What are some foods to eat before bed if you have acid reflux and fast metabolism?

GERD: Http://www. Ehow. Com/facts_5339807_foods-gerd-sufferers. Html. Sometimes whatever you do at night can backfire but here are the general rules for foods with gerd. ...Read more

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Is Diclofenac safe to take if you have acid reflux and stomach problems? I also have high blood pressure?

Is Diclofenac safe to take if you have acid reflux and stomach problems? I also have high blood pressure?

Avoid this NSAID: Diclofenac is an NSAID like ibuprofen and naproxen. If you have stomach problems like reflux, or worse a history of stomach ulcers, I would advise you to avoid NSAIDS. I advise all who take NSAIDS to take them with food to help protect the stomach and intestine. Regarding effects on blood pressure, NSAIDS have an effect on the kidneys that can lead to high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What can you eat to reduce acid reflux?

What can you eat to reduce acid reflux?

What to avoid: Rather then eat foods to reduce reflux, I try to counsel patients on foods to avoid that trigger reflux. This may differ in everybody but known triggers are caffeine, chocolate, nicotine, alcohol, soda, licorice, peppermint. You should keep a dietary log to see what your triggers are. And if you have red flags like difficulty swallowing, weight loss, vomiting or black stools, please c md. ...Read more

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What should I eat when you have bad acid reflux?

What should I eat when you have bad acid reflux?

Not so much WHAT...: But how much -- the more that's in your stomach --> higher pressure --> more reflux. 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). ...Read more

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Is it alright to eat popcorn with acid reflux?

Depends on how made: (acid reflux is a common cause of feeling of heartburn.) if air popped & eaten in moderation, popcorn likely won't cause problems. If buttered, cheesy, or cooked in oil, more likely to increase acid reflux. Everyone is different; if it seems to worsen heartburn or acid brash, avoid it. Avoid:fatty/greasy/oily foods, cheese, peppermint, chocolate, alcohol, tomatoes, caffeine, citrus, overeating. ...Read more

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What should I eat and drink if I am prone to having acid reflux?

Acid Reflux diet: Avoid caffeine (coffee, teas, soda), mint, fried foods, alcohol, tomato products, high fat dairy products such as cheese. Foods that can be protective include oatmeal, lean meats and fish, salads, melons and bananas can be good for some people. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have popcorn during acid reflux?

Is it safe to have popcorn during acid reflux?

More or less: Individuals may find that any food might aggravate the irritation of reflux, so this is something you sort out yourself. Popcorn does not by its nature aggravate reflux, as would caffeine, acidic drinks, etc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give my baby medication for acid reflux?

See below: You need to check with your local pediatrician or GI doctor before trying to medicate the child. Yes there are conditions where acid reflux needs to be treated, but in children it should be done with the guidance of a doctor. ...Read more

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What foods I can eat... I've got acid reflux.. And not a fattt liver.

What foods I can eat... I've got acid reflux.. And not a fattt liver.

Some ideas: Reflux:avoid coffee, tea (regular and decaffeinated) caffeine, carbonation, alcohol, citrus, chocolate, mint, fat, spice, onions, garlic.. Load up on fiber-packed fruits, veggies, nuts, and whole grains.
Ginger and fennel helpful. How you prepare your food counts, too. Instead of frying meals, try roasting, grilling, or poaching. Use extra-virgin olive oil instead of butter or margarine. ...Read more

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Why does my acid reflux ease and my chest calms down for awhile when I eat dr?

Why does my acid reflux ease and my chest calms down for awhile when I eat dr?

It Depends: On what you eat. If you eat foods that are acidic (fatty or spicy), they will make your reflux worse. On the other hand, if you eat foods that are alkaline (fruits, vegetables, and nuts), then your reflux may actually improve. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How much should my 6 week old eat? She is eating 2 oz every 3 hours with rice added or acid reflux. 14-18 oz a day?

How much should my 6 week old eat? She is eating 2 oz every 3 hours with rice added or acid reflux. 14-18 oz a day?

See below: Most 6 week old children are around 4 ounces at a feeding. However, if your child is growing okay. I always let them tell you how much they want to eat at a time. ...Read more

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I get pain in one or both upper sides in upper pack area right after I eat. Have acid reflux take med. For that. Hurst very bad.?

Gallstones: This is a fairly classic presentation of symptomatic gallstones. If your acid medication is not working, I recommend you see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I don't have acid reflux and I'm not a diabetic but I always feel like I'm hungry all the time no matter what I eat I can b hungry in an hour!

Irritated stomach?: Lots of causes of "hunger", but epigastric burning & pain after meals raises the probability of gastritis & ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (you're taking Motrin & ibuprofen) or aspirin; cut out tobacco & alcohol; trial an acid reducer. Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Pancreatitis possible? ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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


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Food Safety (Definition)

Food safety refers to the safe preparation and storage of food in the home. Most often, this refers to adequately cooking meats to kill off harmful bacteria. Food safety may also refer to the safe production of food ...Read more