How to plan the perfect barbecue for Memorial Day — or any summer Saturday — if you struggle with acid reflux.
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It actually takes the stomach three to four hours to empty out. When you lie down immediately after a big meal, not only is your stomach still churning out hydrochloric acid, an entire acidic food mixture is just sitting there.
The reflux DOES go away, your baby WILL start sleeping through the night and yes, she WILL learn to take the bottle. So while everything may seem chaotic right now, after about a year that haze will lift and you will actually laugh about some of your current worries. Promise.
When a child is hungry, she will not necessarily eat.
I have a friend whose husband says she suffers from IDS... Instant Death Syndrome. In other words, she's a hypochondriac.
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SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Have you ever felt gassy, bloated or experienced an extreme case of heartburn after a meal
44 percent of Americans have heartburn at least once a month. 25 to 35 percent have reflux. It causes tremendous problems, and nobody is asking why. Is there some other factor that's driving this epidemic?
My thoughts scattered my brain, causing a mismatch of thoughts that led to the feeling of a pit lodged in my stomach. But how do you control something like that? How do you defend yourself against a feeling that seems so miniscule yet so overwhelming and disastrous at the same time?
I've been an advocate for formula-feeding without shame, and I believe with every ounce of my mama heart that babies who are nourished with formula are still fed with love. Still, I am desperate to nurse.
It is time for those suffering with GERD to take a hard look at their daily eating and drinking habits, learn about this painful and chronic condition, and take an active role in managing their disease.
Regardless of what medication you take, it can be a drug mugger of essential nutrients, thus causing all sorts of side effects. Take a look at all of the potential side effects resulting from nutrient depletion, which might (if they go unrecognized) get you diagnosed with a new disease.
Between the rich treats, celebratory drinks and free days to laze about, the holidays are prime time for heartburn. While
Occasional heartburn is one thing, but those who suffer from chronic conditions like acid reflux syndrome can feel the burning
My pregnant friends welcomed me to the club, a club that pops little purple pills, sleeps sitting up and whose members eschew nachos in favor of oatmeal. I do not want to be in this club.
But sometimes acid reflux symptoms are less than obvious or easy to mistake for something else. Here are some symptoms -- both
I believe that women should have the right to choose whether formula or nursing is best for them without the guilt and judgement of other moms.