Diet and Lifestyle for GERD

Many cases of acid reflux can be controlled by avoiding certain foods and following practices that limit incidents. For example, did you know that lying down after eating can cause your GERD to act up? Know what to eat, when to eat it, and what to leave on the serving plate is all part of managing your condition. Other lifestyle changes like quitting smoking and losing weight may also help. The key is to assess your symptoms and determine what works best for you.

Embrace a Healthy Lifestyle

Diet and Nutrition Guide

GERD is related not only to how you swallow food, but also the types of food you eat. Find out how to best tailor your diet.

Improve Your Sleep

GERD symptoms can disrupt your sleep. Discover easy ways to improve your shut-eye.

Planning Ahead for GERD

By planning ahead, you can reduce your chances of triggering GERD symptoms. Here's what to look out for.

What to Drink for Acid Reflux

What drinks are best for acid reflux patients? Find some of the top GERD-friendly drinks for fast relief.

Track Your Triggers

Certain foods, beverages, activities, and medications can trigger heartburn. Here's what to avoid to keep your triggers in check.

Sexuality and Acid Reflux

GERD can rear its ugly head at the most intimate moments. Follow these tips to calm your symptoms reclaim your sex life.

Best Alcoholic Beverages for GERD

Some say that alcoholic beverages can trigger GERD symptoms, but studies show contradictory results. Read the research and decide for yourself.

What's Better - Coffee or Tea?

Follow what research says about caffeine and whether or not you should include coffee and tea in your diet.

Post-Meal Tips to Ease Heartburn

Heartburn is the most common symptom of GERD. Learn tips for preventing the burn after a meal.

Foods to Avoid with Acid Reflux

Although foods that induce acid reflux can vary from person to person, certain items are known offenders. Be smart about what you eat.