Tag Archives: Acid Reflux and Exercise

Have you ever noticed the amount of math involved in being healthy? You are counting the calories you are taking in, subtracting the calories burned off and trying to add hours to your day so you can go to the gym. Now the surgeon general wants you to count 10,000 steps every day, which adds up to how many steps you would take walking briskly for 30 minutes daily. [Read more]

Many people that suffer from frequent heartburn and indigestion feel the pain after eating certain foods or taking part in certain activities. For those that experience heartburn after exercising, the discomfort can be enough to dissuade even the biggest fitness enthusiast from strapping on their sneakers. Fundoplication in Albany can help to treat heartburn, but many people want to understand why they are experiencing so much pain. Talk with your physician to find out if any of these simple lifestyle changes can help you to find relief. [Read more]

People who have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) often have a burning sensation, or heartburn, in their chest as a result of acid reflux. Acid reflux happens when the stomach acid splashes upwards into the esophagus. This occurs when the lower sphincter muscles relaxes and opens, and if the sphincter muscles are damaged or weak acid reflux may become a common occurrence. [Read more]

If you experience heartburn during exercise you’re not alone. If the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) muscle is too weak or relaxed, it can trigger Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) symptoms like heartburn when you exercise. Certain foods and beverages, such as tomatoes, orange juice, coffee, chocolate, carbonated sodas, and alcohol can trigger exercise-induced heartburn.
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Many of us with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), more commonly referred to as acid reflux or sometimes simply chronic heartburn, are looking for a magical solution that will make the pain and burning go away. For many heartburn sufferers, normal daily activity makes symptoms worse and more intense activity such as regular exercise is simply out of the question.
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