One in four deaths in the United States is linked to heart disease, warns the American College of Cardiology. And while we all know things like diet and exercise affect your risks of experiencing heart disease, two surprising factors have recently been discovered to affect your chances of heart disease: Your gender and your racial […]
“Low carb diet” and “keto diet” are terms that get casually thrown around in conversations. And while people often use these diet terms interchangeably, there are key differences and things to note about each diet before choosing which one works best for you. What is a Low-Carb High-Fat (LCHF) Diet? There is no concrete definition […]
If breath and breathing plays a role in acid reflux risks and management, looking at ways to improve your breath can be life changing for acid reflux sufferers.
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, warns the American Diabetes Association, with more than 30 million adults having the disease. Combined, the disease costs the country $245 billion in medical costs a year. But studies show that a cheap and healthy Asian snack may be the key to […]
Up to 81% of distance runners experience gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and they’re not alone.
How long you can live with heart failure depends on many factors, including the stage of heart failure, your age and your overall health.
The sports drink industry is a $6.8 billion business that spends a lot of marketing money on convincing you their beverages are a necessity. But before you reach for that bottle of sports drink while you’re working out, stop. Athletes are already at a heightened risk for gut problems like acid reflux, warns the American […]
While some forms of endurance exercise, such as running, are more associated with acid reflux than cycling, cyclists are still prone to experience GERD, warns the American College of Sports Medicine.
Because of its widespread appeal, many people might view PPIs as harmless or “just a heartburn medicine.”
If breathing too quickly or too shallowly raise the risks of acid reflux, abdominal breathing (also known as deep belly breathing or diaphragmatic breathing) may be the answer.
Low-impact exercises carry all the immune-boosting, acid reflux-reducing, weight loss-enhancing benefits without the risks of high-impact, high-speed exercises