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Doctor insights on: What Are The Best Foods To Eat To Help Relieve Acid Reflux

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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What is the most appropriate foods to eat to help acid reflux?

What is the most appropriate foods to eat to help acid reflux?

Avoid food triggers: Change eating habits and avoid food triggers 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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What are the best foods to eat to help get over laryngitis?

What are the best foods to eat to help get over laryngitis?

Garlic: Chicken soup, garlic, lemon -- hopefully not all together. Anything that gives you indigestion can actually prolong laryngitis. Avoid alcohol and mints. Hope you feel better soon. Rest your voice. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat that will help with my g.e.r.d?

What are the best foods to eat that will help with my g.e.r.d?

GERD: It is easier to tell you what not to eat. Foods that help you will have to be by trial and error. Try this website: www.healthline.com/health/gerd/foods-to-avoid#2 ...Read more

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What are the best tips to naturally cure heartburn (acid reflux)?

What are the best tips to naturally cure heartburn (acid reflux)?

Get checked...: Acid indigestion is commonly related to acid reflux caused by the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its caused by a number of factors and if symptoms are frequent and chronic like yours, potentially serious problems may exist and evaluation by a gastroenterologist is warranted. Natural remedies entail diet and lifestyle modifications. Good luck! ...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 are good things to eat to reduce acidity?

What are good things to eat to reduce acidity?

Acidity: It is more important to avoid things that increase acidity such as spices, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, chocolate, fried foods as well as medications like aspirin, Advil or Aleve. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat to help remedy and keep heartburn ( acid reflux ) at bay?

What are good foods to eat to help remedy and keep heartburn ( acid reflux ) at bay?

See a doctor...: Heartburn is very common. If symptoms are persistent for months at a time and/or cannot be relieved with dietary or lifestyle changes then it will be necessary to see a gastroenterologist and endoscopy may be needed to further evaluate. Common dietary recommendations include avoidance of citrus, chocolate, onions, mints, peppers, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Also, avoid overeating! ...Read more

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What foods are best to eat to help your skin?

What foods are best to eat to help your skin?

Healthy foods: Foods high in vitamins, low in fat, foods that have antioxidants. I think vitamin c is very important. ...Read more

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What can I eat to help with acid reflux?

What can I eat to help with acid reflux?

Avoid...: Stay away from sauces, greasy foods, spicy foods, caffeine, bread, mint. Some vegetables like tomato and broccoli can also trigger acid reflux symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the best protein drinks to drink when you have Gastritis and what is the best Gastritis diet to treat Gastritis?

What are the best protein drinks to drink when you have Gastritis and what is the best Gastritis diet to treat Gastritis?

Try lean meat: Why protein drinks? It's better to eat whole foods, with your protein coming from lean meat (especially fatty fish) and vegetable sources. Keep portion sizes small in order to avoid acid reflux from a full stomach, and to aid digestion. Have you found the cause for your gastritis; are you avoiding offending foods, and taking your prescription remedy (if any)? Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read more

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What type of diet helps reduce hypertension? What foods are best to eat to help decrease my hypertension? What food should I avoid? .

What type of diet helps reduce hypertension? What foods are best to eat to help decrease my hypertension? What food should I avoid?

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Low sodium: Look up the dash diet on line. Helps but still need meds, exercise , and wt loss....Htn has many aspects and no one therapy should be relied apon ...Read more

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What kind of drinks do you recommend to settle acid reflux naturally.

What kind of drinks do you recommend to settle acid reflux naturally.

Should be treated: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more

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What are some good foods to prevent heartburn?

What are some good foods to prevent heartburn?

Lifestyle measures.: Smaller more frequent meals. Elevate head of bed from the floor. Don't eat within four hours of going to bed. Limit citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, tomato products, smoking and peppermint. Lose weight if you're overweight. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for migraines?

What are the best foods to eat for migraines?

Unpredictable: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. Here are the common suspects: cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (msg), nitrates, or tyramine, and a sugar substitute. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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