Electronic cigarettes are popular yet the medical industry is just beginning to learn about the side effects of their use.1 From a cursory review of e-cigarette forums and social media platforms, a potential association between vaping and heartburn is found.2 With e-cigarette users voicing concern about a connection between vaping and heartburn (a symptom of […]
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Do you ever have heartburn at night when trying to sleep? Elevation therapy (sleeping on an incline) through the use of a wedge pillow, under-mattress wedge, or adjustable bed can prevent heartburn at night. Let’s look at why acid reflux is worse at night and the different sleep solutions used for naturally eliminating acid reflux […]
The Mediterranean diet and drinking alkaline water are shown to be better at treating acid reflux symptoms than PPIs. Consider diet as an option for treating reflux.
Obesity is the leading cause of GERD symptoms. Weight gain increases the risk of GERD, including those whose weight is considered to be in a normal range.
Dread nighttime heartburn? If you’re like the millions of people suffering from heartburn at night, you probably fear what your night will bring when you lay down… Painful symptoms of a sore throat, regurgitation, coughing, choking, and chronic sinus issues. Avoid these two positions to prevent nighttime heartburn.
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.
Heartburn can be avoided in most cases. But what’s causing it? A heartburn journal can help determine what food, activity, or event may be your trigger.