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Living with a Digestive Disorder

Monday April 21, 2014

Tips and strategies for living with digestive disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcers, and hiatal hernias. Check out this article on Living with a Digestive Disorder.

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Digestive Disorders Help Articles

Monday April 21, 2014

There are many disorders and diseases of the digestive system. Some, like gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcers, and hiatal hernias can cause heartburn. Others may not heartburn as a symptoms, but because some people who have one of the above mentioned conditions also have other disorders of the digestive system, such as gallstones and gastritis, information is provided for these also. Check out this article Digestive Disorders Help Articles.

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Heartburn Friendly Casserole, Stew, and Pasta Recipes

Sunday April 20, 2014

These casserole and stew recipes are tasty, filling, but are safer for heartburn sufferers to eat than other casserole and stew recipes. They don't contain many of the ingredients, such as spices that can cause heartburn, that some casserole and stew recipes do. If the recipes call for ingredients that trigger your heartburn, such as onions, you can easily leave than ingredient out.

Pasta is a staple most people have in their pantries, and it has been used to make a lot of great dishes. The following recipes go way beyond simple macaroni and cheese. Pasta can be a good choice of food for heartburn sufferers, since pasta generally doesn't trigger heartburn. It's what we add to it that we need to watch for. With this in mind, the following recipes are heartburn friendly and can be enjoyed by heartburn sufferers.

You can check out all these recipes in this article, Heartburn Friendly Casserole, Stew, and Pasta Recipes.

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Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Pork Recipes

Sunday April 20, 2014

Pork is often called "the other white meat" and is often as lean as chicken. Pork tenderloin is especially lean. While ham is often thought to be a fatty meat, you can find low fat types. The recipes here are heartburn-friendly. Many of them are low fat, which can be good for you because fat is sometimes a heartburn trigger. Leaner meats and low fat ingredients cut down on fat content.

You can start enjoying these heartburn friendly pork dinner recipes today!

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Women and Heartburn

Sunday April 20, 2014

In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn.

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GERD in the Elderly

Sunday April 20, 2014

While GERD affects millions of people, the odds of developing this disorder increases with age. This means the elderly are more likely than younger adults to suffer from GERD.

An elderly patient may not experiences the same symptoms of heartburn with their GERD because their symptoms may be different from what is considered the normal symptoms of the disease. Learn what these symptoms are and how GERD in the elderly can be treated.

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Heartburn Friendly Poultry and Fish Recipes

Sunday April 20, 2014

Chicken is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers. With these recipes you will not only have variety, but you will also get the great taste of many of your old favorites!

Most fish and seafood can make great choices for your meals because they are most often low in fat. This is good for those individuals whose heartburn is triggered by fatty foods. The recipes listed here will give you a variety of healthy dishes, and they will give you great taste too.

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Heartburn Remedy Charts

Sunday April 20, 2014

There are many remedies that are used to treat chronic heartburn (acid reflux). These include both prescription and over-the-counter remedies. Now you can learn what the most commonly used remedies for heartburn are, and what they do, by referring to the following charts:

Prescription remedies for heartburn
Over-the-counter remedies for heartburn

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Heartburn Friendly Beef and Pork Recipes

Sunday April 20, 2014

You may have thought you couldn't eat beef if you suffered from heartburn. If you can select leaner cuts of meat and very lean ground beef, it possible to enjoy those beef recipes without having to worry about heartburn.

Pork is often called "the other white meat" and is often as lean as chicken. Pork tenderloin is especially lean. The recipes here are heartburn-friendly, because fat is sometimes a heartburn trigger. Leaner meats and low-fat ingredients cut down on fat content.

You can try a lot of heartburn friendly recipes in this article Heartburn Friendly Beef and Pork Recipes.

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Heartburn Friendly Food Basics

Sunday April 20, 2014

Do you suffer from heartburn? Does it seem like no matter what you eat, you get heartburn? Anyone suffering from heartburn needs have a special acid reflux diet. Find resources on creating your acid reflux diet, foods that are safe or those that should be avoided in an acid reflux diet, and recipes that are heartburn-free and ideal for the acid reflux diet. For more information, you can read this article Heartburn Friendly Food Basics.

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