Acid Reflux Health Center

Living with acid reflux can be uncomfortable and painful. Getting into the habit of avoiding certain foods can help ease the discomfort and provide relief. Avoid eating out as frequently, as it is harder to monitor what is put into your food without you making it yourself. Try avoiding fatty, spicy and acidic foods as well as alcohol and pay attention to the outcome. If you smoke, quitting may provide substantial relief against acid reflux.

Speaking with a doctor or health care professional can help greatly as they can provide medications and advice to suit your particular case and needs. As the condition differs from person to person, consult your doctor on all options available and work together to come up with a treatment plan to suit your needs.

If you are overweight, consider small lifestyle changes to lose weight and get into shape. Being obese heightens your chances at acid reflux and if you already have the condition, it does little to help you overcome it.

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Review Date: 
August 2, 2012
Last Updated:
December 20, 2013