End of Year Healthcare Planning

If you’ve been considering having the TIF procedure to manage GERD symptoms, then as the end of the year approaches, ask yourself these healthcare plan questions… Have you met your annual insurance policy’s individual/family deductible? Do you have funds in your flexible spending account that need to be used by year end? Have you accrued… Read more »

Lifestyle Modifications: Sleeping Head Elevated

Sleeping head elevated lets gravity help your reflux. GERD patients frequently complain about their symptoms interfering with their ability to get a good night’s sleep. So one of the first lifestyle modifications GERD patients receive is to sleep inclined. This seemingly simple recommendation supports weakened anatomy by taking advantage of gravitational forces during sleep—it holds… Read more »

GERD and Food

Episodes of heartburn and acid reflux are frequently tied to many aspects surrounding food and drink As GERD nerds, we are compelled to discuss the impact of food on gastroesophageal reflux disease suffers (and its a popular topic around the water cooler). It’s more than the quantity of food consumed and timing of meals. There… Read more »