GERD (Acid Reflux)

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October 2012

October was a very fun month for us.  It was a month filled with lots of wonderful and new experiences....ones that we'll remember for a lifetime!

The first week was a very laid back week as we prepared, prayed, and anticipated Landon's surgical procedure on Friday morning.  Long story short is that Landon isn't gaining much weight at all (still below 0% on the growth chart for several months...

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Yahoo answersHow do antacid tablets compare in their acid neutralization ability two baking soda?

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    "Beware of home remedies for excess acid" A variety of university medical researchers and other health organizations warn against using baking soda or milk as a remedy for excess acid. Here are...

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  • Acid Reflux Natural Remedies

    Between 25 and 40 percent of Americans will suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, a chronic condition that is characterized by regular bouts of acid reflux . The reflux can be caused by a number of things, including overeating

  • GERD: The uncomfortable facts about holiday eating

    After indulging, however, approximately 30 million Americans will suffer the effects of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, making their celebrations less than festive. National GERD Awareness Week is November 18-24, and the American GERD is

  • GERD or NERD? New type of heartburn doesn't respond to drugs

    Gastrointestinal experts now estimate that 50 percent to 70 percent of GERD patients actually have NERD, and studies show they are more likely to be female—and younger and thinner—than typical acid-reflux sufferers. They are also about 20 percent to

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

    A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of the stomach and the LES move above the diaphragm. Normally, the diaphragm helps the LES keep acid from rising up into the esophagus. When a hiatal hernia is present, acid reflux can occur more easily.

  • Is Your Heartburn Due to GERD or NERD?

    Nearly half of the U.S. population has symptoms of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) at least once a month, and 20% have them weekly. But many of them don't get relief from standard acid-reducing medications, and don't have telltale damage to

Acid reflux and GERD: The same thing? - - Mayo Clinic
Acid reflux and GERD are closely related, but the terms aren't necessarily interchangeable.

Acid Reflux Vs. GERD |
GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a condition characterized by the regurgitation (reflux) of food and stomach acids into the esophagus. Acid reflux is a ...

Heartburn Vs. Acid Reflux |
Although acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are related, the two terms are not interchangeable. It is important to differentiate between these two ...

Acid Reflux vs. GERD Video - How-to Videos: How-to and DIY Videos ...
There are a number of differences between simple acid reflux and the more serious GERD. This video will explain how to tell GERD from acid reflux.

Heartburn vs. GERD: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.

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