Self Care

Health & Nutrition - - CONTENTS -

DIY tips and tricks to live a healthy life

The burn of gas­troe­sophageal re­flux disease (GERD) isn’t some­thing to ig­nore. A con­di­tion in which stom­ach acid is re­gur­gi­tated into the esoph­a­gus, GERD can se­ri­ously in­ter­fere with qual­ity of life and is a risk fac­tor for esophageal can­cer. What you can do Min­i­mize your con­sump­tion of caf­feinated and al­co­holic bev­er­ages, choco­late, spicy or fried foods, citrus fruits and tomato-based prod­ucts. If you’re over­weight, work with your doctor to shed some pounds. Avoid late meals; do not lie down within three hours of eat­ing.

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