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]
If you suffer from acid reflux in Macon, your symptoms could stem from a variety of different sources. From diet and sleep habits to body weight and stress levels, GERD might not have one specific root, but instead be caused by a variety of complexly interwoven lifestyle factors. [Read more]
When many people picture the backward bending headstands that so often epitomize yoga classes, they would think that such contortions would cause more pain, not relieve it. But in fact, certain yoga poses can help to calm down the fire within your chest—especially when paired with medical treatment for acid reflux. [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.
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.
Does aerobic exercise burn your muscles and your stomach? If your cardio routine triggers heartburn, you may have a weak or relaxed lower esophageal sphincter (LES) that’s allowing food or stomach acid to flow back up into your esophagus. Find out how you can avoid heartburn without giving up your fitness. [Read more]