Heartburn - Prevention

Got GERD? A Magnetic Implant May Help

If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a promising new treatment may help provide relief from your symptoms.

Got IBS? Lower Your FODMAPs For Relief

GI specialists say 70 percent of people with IBS can reduce their symptoms by following a low-FODMAP diet. What are FODMAPs, and what role do they play in digestion?

Best Ways to Treat Nighttime Acid Reflux

Good night? Not when you have acid reflux. Here's how to take the burn out of sleep time.

8 Tips for a Heartburn-Free Thanksgiving

On a day when Americans consume nearly three times the recommended amount of daily calories, staying heartburn-free can be tricky, but it's far from impossible.

The Truth Behind Your Indigestion

Indigestion is indigestion, right? Wrong. By knowing the origins of your upset stomach you'll have a better shot at treating it successfully.

8 Digestive Health Myths

We separate fact from fiction for these common digestive misconceptions.

Health by the Numbers: Heartburn

Occasional heartburn isn't dangerous, but if it occurs on a frequent basis, it could indicate a more serious health condition. Here's a look at heartburn by the numbers.

Help for Heartburn Sufferers Who Love Coffee

If your love for coffee has diminished thanks to heartburn, there's good news: it's because you're drinking the wrong kind of brew.

Naturally Relieve These 3 Digestive Problems

If you find yourself ridden with stomach pain, you may be tempted to search for medications for relief. And although they may work, all you may need to feel better are the following tips.

Natural Solutions to 3 Gas Problems

Eating a well-balanced diet, drinking plenty of water each day, and refraining from doing things that can worsen digestive problems could be all you need to ease your digestive woes.

Acidy Feeling in Your Mouth? 9 Tips to Feel Better

Chances are you've experienced that unpleasant feeling of a sour, acid-like taste in your mouth. And what's worse is that it can happen at the most inconvenient times. Learn how this happens and what you can do to get rid of that sour taste in your mouth.

Right- or Left-Side Sleeping: What's Worse for Heartburn?

A study published in The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology found that "the total amount of reflux time was significantly greater" when study volunteers lay on this side.

5 Ways to Avoid Heartburn This Holiday Season

Heartburn can be difficult to avoid this time of year, what with heavy meals and heavy stress at every turn. Fortunately, by making some simple adjustments, you can help put out the fire and enjoy the excitement of the season.

Holiday Stress Aggravating Your IBS?

The holiday season is a joyful time, but the anxiety of facing crowded malls, planning family festivities, and making the rounds at parties can cause an already sensitive digestive system to act up. Here's how to regain your calm when the stressors just keep on coming.

7 Ways to Avoid Nighttime Heartburn

Nearly 75 percent of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) experience symptoms at night. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep it at bay.

How Much Gas is Too Much?

It may be embarrassing to talk about gas, but how much gas is too much is important to keep in mind. Find out when is it normal and healthy and when does it indicate that your stomach health is at risk.

Prone to Heartburn? Avoid these 6 Drinks

Read on for a list of six drinks that are most likely to burn a fire in your chest.

A High-Fiber Diet Could Calm Your Heartburn

Now, new research is showing that high-fiber foods can ease the flames of heartburn.

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Chronic Heartburn

If left untreated, chronic heartburn can lead to a host of health conditions including asthma, pneumonia, and even esophageal cancer.

Can Acupuncture Ease Heartburn?

Find out if this age-old practice could help keep your symptoms at bay.

5 Ways to Nix Nighttime Nibbling

Eating a late-night snack before bedtime may not only pack on unwanted pounds; it could keep you up at night with indigestion and even set off episodes of heartburn.

Avoid Workplace Heartburn: 5 Simple Tips

Read on for simple ways to stay symptom-free while on the job.

Get Flavorful Meals Without the Burn

Read on for tips on preparing dishes that taste great and keep heartburn at bay.

Are You Eating the Wrong Food Combinations?

Combining the right foods helps ensure a smooth digestive process.

What You Should Know About Heartburn and Vitamin C

For all the good it does for our bodies, vitamin C can also cause nasty heartburn.

Can GERD Affect Your Voice?

Is it possible for this digestive condition to play a role in what your voice sounds like? Find out now.

Detox Methods That Improve Digestion

Here are three natural supplements that will lead you on the path to a healthier digestive system.

Acid Reflux and Asthma: Does One Cause the Other?

Since asthmatics are more than twice as likely to have reflux as non-asthma sufferers, it's clear there is a connection.

The Dangers of Barrett's Esophagus

If it doesn't cause any outward problems, then why worry about Barrett’s esophagus? Find out now.

The Most Common Causes of Heartburn

Learn more about what triggers this aggravating condition.
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