Posts Tagged: GERD

Healing juice

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See this juice? It has a secret ingredient. Can you guess what it is? First I’ll tell you what it isn’t. It isn’t blueberries. They are in there, but they aren’t the secret ingredient. Nor are peaches and coconut milk, which are also in there. The secret ingredient is aloe vera gel. From a big… Read more »

Something new

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I signed up for Groupon quite awhile ago, but the frequency of the emails was too much for me. Instead of unsubscribing, which I do for a lot of email lists I wind up on, I created a rule in my mailbox to put them in their own special folder – so I wouldn't miss… Read more »

Bothered

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You know what? I'm finding myself really bothered right now. I didn't think I was under stress. At least not mental stress. I was eating well, I thought. I know I wasn't getting enough sleep, but, heck, there are a whole lot of people walking around…. Lacking sleep, Under stress, Sitting on the couch, And… Read more »

All-natural solutions?

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I did some research on natural remedies for GERD. These are some of the things I found: DGL DGL stands for Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice. The glycyrrhizin in licorice root can cause problems, so it is removed in the DGL tablets. So, I went to the health food store and looked at the bottle they had. It… Read more »

Symptomania

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Kind of a weird name for a blog post, don't cha think? I made it up. But I made it up because the symptoms of GERD aren't always what you'd expect. Regurgitation, feeling nauseous, burping. Yeah, those you'd expect. But I can tell you it also can feel like you are having a heart attack…. Read more »

Ignoring that inner voice

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So, as I mentioned in my previous post, I now have to figure out what to do about this GERD diagnosis I just got. And in a way, I sort-of asked for it, although certainly not specifically. But…I have been ignoring my inner voice (IV). Here’s pretty much how the conversations have been going: IV:… Read more »

A diagnosis

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There is more to eating healthy than the food you put in your mouth, I’m learning. There is how you eat and why you eat and when you eat. Dealing with a severe case of GERD right now, and in talking to friends, so many others are, too. So, I thought I’d share my journey… Read more »