Healthy Travel Tips

Healthy Travel Tips

Travel can be a hectic and stressful experience: carting luggage through crowded airports, waiting in lines, getting extra friendly pat-downs from overly zealous security guards…or sitting in the car for hours on end, drowning in boredom while you try not to exhaust your supply of travel snacks within the first hour on the road. I myself am not a huge fan of travel (I LOVE […]

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux

Sixty percent of American adults experience heartburn, also called acid reflux or gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) each year. GERD has nothing to do with the heart despite the common name. Rather, it is an upwelling of stomach acid from the stomach where it belongs, into the esophagus, where it burns. The burning sensation is the result of stomach acid coming into contact with the delicate […]