Heartburn-related videos on the Heartburn / GERD site:
- How to Make a Heartburn Record
- How to Relieve Heartburn and Gas
- Tips for Preventing Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn
- How to Treat Nighttime Heartburn
- How to Exercise without Heartburn
- How to Treat Heartburn
- Diet Tips for Reducing Heartburn
- Acid Reflux vs. GERD
- How to Diagnose Heartburn
- What is Heartburn
- Causes of Heartburn
- What Increases the Risk of Heartburn?
- Symptoms of Heartburn
- Chest Pain vs. Heartburn
- Avoid and Treat Heartburn
- Heartburn and Acid Reflux Testing - Endoscopy
This summer you can enjoy the heat of the season without feeling the burn of heartburn. Preventing summertime heartburn doesn't mean you have to forego quick and easy meals. These tips for preventing summertime heartburn will help you learn what you can eat, some safe alternatives to the usual picnic fare, and quick and easy recipes and menu suggestions.
Summer is the time for picnics and cookouts. It can also be a time for heartburn. However, by taking a few precautions, you can enjoy your summer picnic heartburn-free. This includes what you eat, and when you eat. You can still enjoy hamburgers and potato salad if you follow a few tips. So, have a great heartburn-free picnic!
Enjoy these easy recipes that are great for summertime, and have the added benefit of being heartburn-friendly:
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that have been used to decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. Doctors prescribe PPIs to treat people with GERD, ulcers in the stomach or intestine, or other digestive disorders where the production of stomach acid needs to be controlled.
Read more about what proton pump inhibitors are and what they do.
Types of PPIs:
H2 blockers, which are also called H2-receptor antagonists, are medicines used to reduce the amount of acid the stomach produces. The H2-blockers block histamine's ability to bind to one kind of histamine receptor on cells: the histamine-2 receptor.
Types of H2 blockers:
Sandwiches and salads can make quick and easy lunch time meals that will be good for you while not causing a problem with heartburn. These are good choices whether you are having lunch at home or at work. Try one of these heartburn friendly lunch recipes today!
Breakfast is an important meal. Most moms tell their children that it's the most important meal of the day. Most doctors and other professionals agree. A good breakfast can help keep energy levels up and improve concentration and performance throughout the day.
If you suffer from heartburn, you can still have a good breakfast. These heartburn friendly breakfast recipes are not only good for you, they won't trigger heartburn.
Living with heartburn that occurs two or more times a week isn't easy. There are times when it can be very disruptive to your life and livelihood if the heartburn can't be brought under control. Many of us have found ways, other than medication, to get our heartburn under control.
Maybe you have learned how to prevent heartburn from occurring at night, or you know what foods cause you heartburn. You may have also learned how you can eat out without suffering from heartburn afterward.
You can share your stories about living with chronic heartburn here. There are several opportunities to share your stories and tips, and to see what others have to say.
What we do in our daily lives will often determine whether we suffer from heartburn or not. Perhaps you have learned how to avoid heartburn at heartburn, or what foods cause heartburn. Sometimes our lives are affected by what our family and friends do when we tell them we have been diagnosed with GERD. There are several of these areas covered below, all of which will give you an opportunity to share your stories and tips about living with GERD, and see what others have to say.
- What symptoms led you to your GERD diagnosis?
- How Did You Tell Your Family and Friends You Have GERD?
- How Did You Decide What GERD Treatment to Pursue?
- What is the Most Annoying Thing About Having GERD?
- Do Family and Friends Support You?
- What Foods Are Your Biggest Heartburn Trigger?
- How Do You Deal With Nighttime Heartburn?
- How Do You Eat Out Without Heartburn?
- "No Heartburn! How I Changed My Habits to Live Heartburn Free!"
- How Did You Handle Heartburn During Your Pregnancy?
- What Are Your Top Heartburn Causes?
- Preparing for Fundoplication Surgery
- What Do You Think Family and Friends Should Know About GERD?
- How Do You Deal With Unwanted Medical Advice About GERD?