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Acid reflux disease is a chronic health problem that impacts about 60 percent of the US adult population. Another chronic health problem that is currently an issue with about the same number of US adults: obesity. The foods you choose to eat, and how much food you eat, have a direct influence on your acid reflux symptoms. Learning to control your diet is one of the first steps in overcoming heartburn. [Read more]

People choose to undergo weight loss surgery for many reasons, but the primary factor is almost always health-related. Though slimming down has other benefits, your weight loss surgeon in Macon has likely explained to you that a bigger waist size greatly increases your risk of developing troubling conditions like hypertension, type-2 diabetes and heart disease. [Read more]



Portion Perfect

Posted In: Diet & Reflux By Staff

If you suffer from frequent heartburn and acid reflux in Macon, then chances are you already know the perils of a large meal. Eating too much stresses the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and puts too much pressure on your stomach as it fills with food. On top of that, eating too much causes weight gain and this adds even more pressure to the LES as fat builds up around the stomach. [Read more]