Tag Archives: Living with Heartburn

Though gum may not seem useful for anything but blowing bubbles and freshening breath, it can actually be a valuable tool for those who suffer from acid reflux. Research shows that a humble stick of chewing gum can go a long way in relieving the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), making it a potentially potent remedy to anyone who experiences regular acid reflux and heartburn. [Read more]



In Atlanta, acid reflux and heartburn are big problems year round, but for many people the issue only gets worse during the holiday season. That is because the month in between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is filled with holiday parties, seasonal treats and excuses to partake in foods and beverages that you do your best to avoid all through the year. [Read more]

Inside each and every one of us is a world we don’t fully understand. Though you may often hear similar words uttered by yogis or gurus, the world I’m referring to is not a spiritual one. Each of our bodies is home to millions of teeming bacteria, a thriving and mysterious ecosystem that affects countless facets of our health [Read more]



For those suffering from occasional acid reflux in Macon or Atlanta, pay close attention to the liquids you consume. Caffeinated beverages and sodas can potentially worsen symptoms of acid reflux. Limiting your consumption of such beverages may help, but giving up flavorful drinks for the sake of preventing acid reflux can be tough. [Read more]



Acid reflux affects an estimated 33 percent of people in the United States, yet the majority of these people may not even realize they have acid reflux. More often than not, the symptoms of acid reflux can be less than obvious and easily mistaken for a different medical issue. Untreated acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), can lead to serious health problems such as Barrett’s esophagus and even cancer. [Read more]