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Top Heartburn Books: Learning how to control and prevent heartburn / acid reflux

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Updated March 26, 2014

There are several books on the market that provide good information on treating and preventing heartburn / acid reflux.

1. 50 Ways to Relieve Heartburn, Reflux and Ulcers

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This book offers 50 solutions to chronic and acute gastrointestinal episodes. This includes information on symptoms, treatments, and management techniques for heartburn, reflux, and ulcers. It also includes an evaluation of major over-the-counter medications.
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2. How to Stop Heartburn: Simple Ways to Heal Heartburn and Acid Reflux

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Written by an internationally recognized expert on digestive diseases, this book brings relief to millions who suffer from the pain of severe heartburn almost daily. Included in this book is information on the latest treatment options, from nutrition and lifestyle changes to drugs, surgery, and alternative remedies, how your diet and weight may be affecting your GERD, the relationship between stress and heartburn, dealing with GERD during pregnancy, in infants, children, and the elderly.
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3. Coping With Chronic Heartburn: What You Need to Know About Acid Reflux and Gerd

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In this guide to treating chronic heartburn, there is information about herbal treatments, prevention strategies, and a surgical procedure that supposedly has a 90% success rate. Also included is information on other health conditions associated with heartburn, such as ulcers of the throat, cancer of the esophagus, and esophagitis.
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4. Coping With Ulcers, Heartburn, and Stress-Related Stomach Disorders

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This book is geared toward teens. It discusses different types of ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, and heartburn and acid reflux. Fictional scenarios involving teens suffering from different disorders run throughout the book, from the development of symptoms through the process of diagnosis and treatment. The final three chapters offer tips and advice on promoting good digestive health through fitness, a slower-paced approach to eating, and stress management.
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5. Healing Heartburn (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)

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This book explains the basics of gastroesophageal reflux disease. It identifies the symptoms, and discusses available treatments. It describes diagnostic tests, types of treatment, the effectiveness of medications, and complications of acid reflux. Included are patient stories, illustrations, questionnaires, answers to some common questions, and a list of resources.
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6. Living With Chronic Heartburn

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This book includes the latest medical information and both surgical and non-surgical treatment options. Also included are steps you can take to manage GERD, lessen the symptoms, and how to prevent it from progressing to more serious conditions. Also included is a review of over-the-counter and prescription medications and surgical procedures, and up-to-date treatment information for pregnant women, children, and seniors who suffer from GERD.
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7. Managing Acid Reflux: Complementary Treatments for Indigestion

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This book provides basic information on diet and lifestyle changes for controlling acid reflux. This book can be a good resource for those individuals who are newly diagnosed with acid reflux disease.
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8. No More Heartburn: Stop the Pain in 30 Days--Naturally!

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This book discusses GI ailments and has detailed methods of therapy. The causes of stomach distress are discussed, sample menus of meals are given, explanatory charts and tables, and an extensive list of gastrointestinal health resources are included.
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9. Heartburn & Reflux for Dummies

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Learn how to recognize and control symptoms, get an accurate diagnosis, find the most effective treatment, and avoid implications. Areas covered are those who are at risk for heartburn and reflux, what form the reflux can take, if self-treatment is dangerous. Resources include the latest information on prescription medications, alternative remedies, and the benefits and risks of surgery.
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10. Digestive Health Now: The Four Week Plan to Heal Heartburn

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This is a step-by-step guide for dealing with digestive disorders. This four-week plan provides diet and exercise guidelines, stress reduction techniques, illustrations, charts, meal plans, and recipes. This book explains effective treatments using Chinese and Western herbs, supplements, diet, and lifestyle tips.
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