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About the BookPut an end to acid reflux-- and take your life back. Raymond and Beaver outline the lifestyle and diet modifications that prevent symptoms from occurring, as well as explanations of the condition and how and why these modifications help.
Book SynopsisGet rid of GERD for good
Is your heartburn making you dread meal times? No matter how delicious a feast is before you, the prospect of that burning pain, nausea, and even vomiting can be enough to make you turn away. Heartburn is a symptom of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, commonly called acid reflux, and the pain is caused by stomach acid damaging the tissue in your esophagus. It's more than a minor annoyance--GERD is a precursor to esophageal cancer, and it affects over 50 million Americans. There are medications to treat GERD, but what most sufferers don't realize is that a few simple lifestyle changes can help your medication work better--or get you off medications completely.
Acid Reflux Diet & Cookbook for Dummies is your roadmap to ending GERD for good. In it, you'll find lifestyle and diet modifications that prevent symptoms from occurring in the first place, as well as explanations about the mechanism of the condition and how and why these modifications help. The book contains over 70 practical recipes, plus tips on navigating grocery stores, restaurant menus, and the holiday season. You'll gain valuable insight on the small, easy changes that can make a big difference, and get answers to questions like:
Whether you've tried every treatment available and still haven't found relief, or are hoping to avoid prescription medication completely, Acid Reflux Diet & Cookbook for Dummies is a clear, comprehensive guide to getting rid of GERD.
From the Back Cover
Put an end to acid reflux--and take your life back
Want to get rid of GERD for good? Whether you've tried every treatment available or are hoping to avoid prescription medication, Acid Reflux Diet & Cookbook For Dummies outlines the lifestyle and diet modifications that prevent symptoms from occurring, as well as explanations of the condition and how and why these modifications help.
Open the book and find:
About the Author
Patricia Raymond, MD, FACG, is one of the most respected voices in patient education on digestive health, including acid reflux. Michelle Beaver has served as editor-in-chief or associate editor for magazines that serve surgeons, endoscopic nurses, nephrologists, and primary-care physicians.