Anti-Reflux Regimen

Foods to Avoid

Fatty, greasy or fried foods:

  • French fries
  • Fast food
  • Donuts
  • Potato chips
  • Etc.

Spicy foods:

  • Onions
  • Peppers
  • Tomato based products
    • Salsa
    • Spaghetti
    • Pizza sauces
    • Tomato juice
    • Tomato soup
  • Caffeine drinks:

    • Coffee
    • Tea
    • Colas

    Citrus drinks:

    • Orange
    • Grapefruit
    • Pineapple juices

    Chocolate, alcohol and nicotine

    Lifestyle Changes

    • Do not eat for three hours prior to lying down.
    • Avoid tight-fitting clothes and belts.
    • Do not over-stuff yourself. Eat smaller, more frequent meals.
    • Avoid activities that involve heavy lifting or bending over after meals.
    • Exercise regularly and lose weight if you are overweight.
    • Avoid excessive use of aspirin and other non-steroidals (Ibuprofen, Excedrin, Aleve, etc.)