Chocolate and Acid Reflux: Can Chocolate Cause GERD?


Heartburn Causes

CHOCOLATE!!! Do I have your attention? If you’re anything like me, I do. I love chocolate! Luckily over the years, I’ve gravitated to eating dark chocolate and cacao, varieties considered to be superfoods. They’re full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Eaten in moderation dark chocolate and cacao are considered healthy‚Ķ if you pick the right […]

Acid Reflux and Anxiety


Heartburn Causes

Acid reflux and anxiety can play off each other. Stress and other psychological traits of anxiety can increase acid reflux symptoms and acid reflux symptoms can cause anxiety to increase. Heartburn is the most commonly recognized acid reflux symptom, but heartburn isn’t experienced by everyone who is anxious.

SIBO and Heartburn


Heartburn Causes

Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) can cause heartburn, acid reflux and GERD when the small intestine overgrows with unhealthy bacteria. Find out how to treat and prevent SIBO.