As GERD Awareness week continues, we’ve put together a list of the most common food and drinks that the majority of people say triggers their heartburn, the most common symptom of acid reflux disease. Food and drinks that trigger acid reflux symptoms vary from person to person, so it is important to manage your diet according to the foods and drink that trigger your symptoms.
Please remember to always speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about your health especially if you are experiencing frequent heartburn. Heartburn which occurs more than twice a week may indicate GERD and if not properly treated can cause damage to the lining of the esophagus and can also increase the risk of esophageal cancer.
Most Common Heartburn Triggers:
-Fatty and fried foods.
-Tomatoes and tomato sauce.
-Citrus fruits and juices.
-Coffee and caffeinated drinks.