Worst Foods to Eat with Acid Reflux (GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) | How to Reduce Symptoms

By | February 14, 2021
Worst Foods to Eat with Acid Reflux (GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) | How to Reduce Symptoms

Foods to Avoid with Acid Reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, GERD) | How to Reduce Symptoms

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition involving acid reflux (heartburn) due to relaxation or weakness of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) allowing acidic gastric contents to enter into the esophagus and cause “burning”. A variety of foods and beverages can cause worsening of GERD symptoms (acid reflux or heartburn) through various mechanisms including increasing weakness of the LES and/or delaying gastric emptying. In this lesson, we discuss foods and beverages that should be avoided if you have GERD/acid reflux, because these foods and beverages can worsen acid reflux/heartburn.

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