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I have acid reflux. When they say to eat small meals, how small do they have to be?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: The size of your

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In brief: The size of your

fist
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine

In brief: Varies individually

Eating smaller more frequent meals can be helpful for acid reflux.
This allows the meals to empty out of the stomach more readily so its not washing up your esophagus (swallowing tube). The rates of emptying vary wildly among different people so this has to be looked at for each individual.

In brief: Varies individually

Eating smaller more frequent meals can be helpful for acid reflux.
This allows the meals to empty out of the stomach more readily so its not washing up your esophagus (swallowing tube). The rates of emptying vary wildly among different people so this has to be looked at for each individual.
Dr. Howard Hack
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